Saudi air defences today intercepted a ballistic missile fired into the south of the kingdom from Huthi rebel-held territory in neighbouring Yemen, said a spokesman for the Saudi-led coalition.
The rebels have in recent months intensified missile attacks against Saudi Arabia, which leads a military coalition against them.
Another rebel missile had targeted Jizan on Monday, but landed in a "desert" area, according to Maliki.
At a press briefing Monday night, he tallied six missiles in one week. He said the Huthis had fired 138 ballistic missiles at Saudi Arabia since the rebels started using them to target the powerful kingdom.
The conflict has left nearly 10,000 people dead and more than 55,000 wounded according to the World Health Organization.
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