Houthi fighters fire missile at Riyadh

Houthi fighters fire missile at Riyadh
Tue Dec 19, 2017 21:03:32

Witnesses in the Saudi capital said they had heard an explosion and posted videos on social media showing a cloud of smoke in the air.

(ABC News) -- The Saudi-led coalition battling Yemen's government claims it has intercepted a ballistic missile near Riyadh, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya TV says.

Footage posted on social media shows a plume of smoke in the air after the projectile was apparently intercepted by the military.

The Houthi movement's al-Masirah TV reported that its fighters had fired a Burkan-2 missile at the Yamama Palace.

Reuters reporters also heard a blast in Riyadh on Tuesday and saw a plume of smoke rising above the Saudi capital.

The plume of smoke appeared to be rising from the northeast of the capital.

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