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Arab coalition destroys militia weapons depot in Houthi-strong hold

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Arab coalition aircrafts raided on Friday night a large ammunition and missiles depot from which Houthi and ousted Saleh militias had fired a ballistic missile towards an uninhabited area south of Riyadh, north of Ar Rayyan province.

A coalition source told Al Arabiya that the location form which the ballistic missile was launced from a vehicle hidden inside a cave near the district of Majaz in Saada. The source added that the cave, which included a depot for missiles and ammunition, was destroyed.

Saudi Arabia’s Air Defense Forces intercepted on Friday evening the ballistic missile in the north of Ar Rayyan.

Al Arabiya correspondent reported that the Air Defense Forces succeeded in intercepting the missile 100 Km before reaching Ar Rayyan. Its fragments fell in an uninhabited area.

The Air Defense Forces were also able to intercept on Saturday morning a ballistic missile in Najran provence that borders Yemen. The missile was also launched from inside a village in Saada province.