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(FILES) In this file image grab taken on July 23, 2019 by the press office of the Yemeni Shiite Huthi group shows ballistic missiles, bearing Made in Yemen, on display during a recent exhibition of various missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles at an undisclosed location in Yemen. - Claims that Yemeni rebels shot down a Saudi warplane have spotlighted the increasingly potent Huthi arsenal -- cause for alarm in Riyadh as fighting escalates amid faltering efforts to end the five-year conflict. The Iran-aligned Huthi rebels said they downed the Tornado aircraft on February 14, 2020 over the volatile northern province of Al-Jawf, in a setback for the Riyadh-led military coalition that has always enjoyed air supremacy in the conflict. (Photo by - / Al-Huthi Group Media Office / AFP)
(FILES) In this file image grab taken on July 23, 2019 by the press office of the Yemeni Shiite Huthi group shows ballistic missiles, bearing Made in Yemen, on display during a recent exhibition of various missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles at an undisclosed location in Yemen. - Claims that Yemeni rebels shot down a Saudi warplane have spotlighted the increasingly potent Huthi arsenal -- cause for alarm in Riyadh as fighting escalates amid faltering efforts to end the five-year conflict. The Iran-aligned Huthi rebels said they downed the Tornado aircraft on February 14, 2020 over the volatile northern province of Al-Jawf, in a setback for the Riyadh-led military coalition that has always enjoyed air supremacy in the conflict. (Photo by - / Al-Huthi Group Media Office / AFP)

CAIRO: Saudi Arabia said on early Friday it had intercepted and destroyed several ballistic missiles launched by Houthi militia towards Saudi cities, state news agency SPA quoted the Saudi-led coalition fighting the Iran-aligned group as saying.

The spokesman for the coalition said the missiles were fired from the Yemeni capital Sanaa and were aimed at cities and civilians, SPA added.

Houthis have not claimed responsibility for the attack yet. - REUTERS

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