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Saudi defenses intercept Houthi drone launched toward Khamis Mushait

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Saudi Arabia’s air defenses have intercepted an explosive drone launched by the Iran-backed Houthi militia toward Khamis Mushait in the Kingdom, according to an Arab Coalition statement.

The Iran-backed Houthis have continued their attempts to target civilians and economic infrastructures in the Kingdom in efforts that drew condemnation from several Arab and Western countries.

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The latest attack comes after the Arab Coalition carried out 26 separate operations targeting of Houthi militias in Marib and al-Bayda within the past 24 hours.

The coalition announced the killing of more than 140 Houthi militants and the destruction of 18 military vehicles in Marib and Al-Bayda.

The coalition affirmed support for Yemeni forces’ operations on the western Yemeni coast were “outside the Stockholm Agreement areas.”

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