June 22, 2020 / 7:15 PM / 21 days ago

Saudi coalition intercepts drones laden with explosives launched by Houthis

CAIRO (Reuters) - The Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthis in Yemen said on Monday it has intercepted several drones laden with explosives launched by the Iran-aligned group towards the kingdom, state news agency SPA reported, citing the coalition spokesman.

Colonel Turki al-Malki said the drones were targeting civilians, without elaborating. He said several drones were intercepted and the rest are being dealt with.

Reporting by Samar Hassan and Ahmed Tolba; Editing by Leslie Adler

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