Saudi-led coalition thwarted two drones and a ballistic missile launched by Yemen's Houthis -state media

February 11, 2021 11:52 AM EST

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CAIRO - (Reuters) - The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen said on Thursday it had thwarted and destroyed a ballistic missile that Yemen's Houthis launched towards Khamis Mushait in Saudi Arabia and an explosives-laden drone that was launched towards the kingdom's southern region, state media reported.

The coalition spokesman also said early on Thursday that the coalition had thwarted an explosives-laden drone launched by the Iran-aligned Houthis towards the same city.

(Reporting by Alaa Swilam and Omar Fahmy; Editing by Catherine Evans)

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