Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile fired by Yemeni rebels into holy Mecca – report

5812d5cac46188034e8b463fnews6565s65sfSaudi Arabia has allegedly intercepted a ballistic missile launched from Houthi-controlled territory in Yemen towards Islam’s holiest city of Mecca, Saudi state media reports.
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According to the Saudi-led coalition, Houthi rebels launched a Scud missile from Saada province towards Mecca at 21:00 local time (18:00 GMT) on Thursday. The Saudi air defense system was able to intercept and destroy the missile 65 kilometers (40 miles) from the target site. Saudi authorities said the missile caused no damage