Saudi Arabia: International coalition hits 13 Houthi military targets in Yemen

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The Saudi-led international coalition fighting the Yemeni Houthi rebels has said it has launched a major offensive against 13 military targets in various parts of the country.

The operation targeted weapons depots, anti-aircraft systems and communications systems of Houthi drones in Sanaa, Saada and Marib provinces.

It was broadcast by the Saudi agency SPA and the state television of Saudi Arabia.

Houthis claim to have hit military and oil facilities in Saudi Arabia

Iranian-backed Yemeni Houthi rebels said today they had attacked 14 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in various Saudi locations, including the Aramco oil plant in Jeddah.

This information has not yet been confirmed by Saudi Arabia. Aramco, which was contacted by Reuters, said it would respond at the earliest opportunity.

A Houthi military spokesman said in a televised press conference that the rebels had attacked military targets in Riyadh, Jeddah, Abha, Jizan and Najran. According to him, Aramco refineries in Jeddah were targeted by four unmanned aircraft, King Abdullah International Airport in the same city as well as King Khaled military base in Riyadh.

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