Cairo: The Saudi-led military coalition spokesman said late on Monday that the coalition had intercepted and destroyed a drone launched by Yemen’s Al Houthi group at civil targets in the kingdom, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

The drone “has not achieved its targets”, a coalition statement said.

The Iran-aligned Al Houthis, who are fighting the coalition in Yemen, have repeatedly launched attacks against targets in neighbouring Saudi Arabia. A TV station run by the Al Houthis reported earlier on Monday that drone attacks had hit targets in southern Saudi Arabia.

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