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Saudi defenses intercept explosive Houthi drone targeting Khamis Mushait

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Saudi Arabia's air defenses have intercepted an explosive drone launched by the Iran-backed Houthi militia towards Khamis Mushait.

The latest attack comes days after Saudi Arabia’s air defenses intercepted a Houthi drone headed for Abha International airport.

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The Arab coalition in Yemen said last Thursday it had killed 115 Houthis in 24 hours in air raids near Marib, the final northern stronghold of pro-government forces.

The coalition, which backs Yemen’s internationally recognized government, has reported near-daily strikes over the past three weeks that it claims have now resulted in some 2,600 deaths among the Iran-backed Houthis.

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