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Yemen: Houthis claim attack on Saudi airport

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The Houthi rebels of launched multiple drone attacks targeting a military airbase in Saudi Arabia's southwestern province of on late Monday night, the Iran-backed militia said on its news channel.

The Houthi's said they targeted in Khamis Mushait city of

However, is yet to confirm the reports, reported.

Monday's attacks were the latest claimed by the rebels against cities and facilities located on Saudi Arabia's southern border. Most of the drone and missile attacks had been intercepted and destroyed by the Saudi defence forces.

and the have been leading an Arab military coalition against the Houthis in support of Yemen's internationally recognised over the last four years.

The Yemeni rebels have seized control of much of the northern parts of the war-ravaged country, including capital Sanaa, in September 2014, forcing Hadi and his government into exile in

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First Published: Tue, June 11 2019. 08:46 IST