Saudis destroy Houthi missile near Riyadh's Khaled airport
Saudis destroy Houthi missile near Riyadh's Khaled airport
Loud explosion heard near Riyadh airport
05 November, 2017, 01:56
Saudi Arabia has intercepted a missile fired at the capital Riyadh's airport.
The air forces confirmed that no damages or injuries were reported in the attempted attack targeting the Saudi capital, and the airline traffic was not disturbed.
Al Masirah, a TV network run by the Houthi rebels, claimed responsibility for the attack on their social media account.
Media tied to Yemen's Houthi rebels, including al-Masira, claimed a short-range Burkan H2 missile was sacked in response to "Saudi-American aggression and crimes against the people of Yemen".
Passengers at the airport, which British Airways flies direct to from the United Kingdom, said they heard an explosion. Riyadh is about 620 miles (1,000 kilometers) north of the border with Yemen.
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The conflict escalated when Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies launched a massive air campaign in 2015 aimed at reversing Houthi military gains and shoring up Yemen's embattled government.
A Saudi military spokesman condemned the attack in a statement, saying the missile was sacked "indiscriminately" towards a populated civilian area. The kingdom has also imposed an air and sea blockade on Yemen.
The US, which is one of the kingdom's most important military suppliers, has backed the coalition with logistical support.
Saudi Arabia claims the Shiite Houthi rebels are backed by its regional rival Iran.
The Saudi-led alliance said the strikes unleashed on Wednesday had hit a "legitimate military target" of rebels in the area.
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