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Saudi-Led coalition says intercepted drone launched by Yemen's Houthis - Saudi state TV

DUBAI (Reuters) - The Saudi-led military coalition engaged in Yemen said on Monday it intercepted and destroyed an explosives-laden drone launched by the Iran-aligned Houthi movement towards Saudi Arabia, Saudi state TV reported.

In recent days the coalition said it had intercepted and destroyed several explosive-laden drones launched by the Houthis.

The Western-backed coalition intervened in Yemen in March 2015 after the Houthis ousted the internationally recognised government from power in the capital, Sanaa, in late 2014.

Reporting by Maher Chmaytelli; Editing by Toby Chopra

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