June 23, 2020 / 5:41 AM / 19 days ago

Saudi-led coalition says it intercepted Houthi missile launched towards Riyadh

DUBAI (Reuters) - The Saudi-led coalition engaged in Yemen said on Tuesday it had intercepted a ballistic missile fired by the Iran-aligned Houthi movement toward the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh, state news agency SPA reported.

A Reuters witness in Riyadh heard two loud blasts and saw billows of smoke in the sky over the city early on Tuesday.

Reporting by Ghaida Ghantous; Editing by Kim Coghill

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