Yemen's Houthis say launch ballistic missile at Saudi-led coalition headquarters

Source: Xinhua| 2019-07-28 18:03:16|Editor: Yamei
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SANAA, July 28 (Xinhua) -- Yemen's Houthis said they launched a ballistic missile at the headquarters of the Saudi-led coalition in the southwest of Saudi Arabia on Sunday morning, the Houthi-run al-Masirah TV reported.

"The missile hit the headquarters in the south of Sukam area in the Saudi province of Najran, destroying the building and killing dozens of Saudi soldiers, including military leaders," the television said, citing a statement by the Houthi military spokesman Yahya Sarea.

There has been no confirmation from Saudi Arabia on the attack yet.

Earlier in the day, the Houthis claimed responsibility for another attack on Najran airport, using bomb-laden drones, but Saudi Arabia has yet to confirm the attack.

Houthis have recently stepped up missile and drone attacks on Saudi Arabia, but most of the missiles and drones were intercepted and destroyed by the kingdom's air forces.

Saudi Arabia has been leading an Arab military coalition against Iran-allied Houthis in Yemen for more than four years in support of the exiled internationally-recognized government of Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi.