RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The Saudi-led coalition engaged in Yemen shot down two drones launched in the direction of Saudi Arabia by the Houthi group, Saudi States News Agency SPA reported, citing a coalition spokesman.
The two drones were launched the border town of Khamis Mushait, SPA said, accusing Houthi forces of targeting civilian facilities and residential areas.
The Houthis did not confirm the attacks. The group’s media reported dozens of air strikes on Sunday by the coalition’s warplanes against several provinces including Marib, where fighting has raged over the last three months.
A unilateral ceasefire announced by the Saudi – led coalition in April expired last week without leading to a premature truce, after the Houthi movement rejected the offer. Violence has continued in several provinces.
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