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Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile targeting Khamis Mushait city

Al Arabiya sources confirmed that during other strikes, Houthi militia leader Abu Mohammed al-Osjah was killed in az-Zahir district

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Saudi Arabia’s defense had intercepted a ballistic missile heading to Khamis Mishait city on Monday.

During overnight raids, coalition forces struck Houthi militias military sites and gathering locations in in Taiz.

Al Arabiya sources confirmed that during other strikes, Houthi militia leader Abu Mohammed al-Osjah was killed in az-Zahir district along with four of his companions. Originally from the Saada province, he was wanted for crimes commited in the Zahir district.

In recent days, the focus of coalition airforce bombardments took place in the capital Sanaa and Houthi-stronghold Saada while fierce clashes broke out between militias and the Yemeni army in Taiz.