Saudi Arabia intercepts missile targeting main airport

Loud explosion heard near Riyadh airport

Yemen's Houthi fire missile at Saudi Arabia's Riyadh

Saudi Arabia said its forces have intercepted a ballistic missile fired from Yemen towards one of the kingdom's major worldwide airports on the outskirts of the capital, Riyadh.

The missile was shot down northeast of the capital Riyadh without causing casualties or damage, the broadcaster said.

Several Houthi-owned media outlets, including Al-Masira and Saba, reported the rebels had launched the missile.

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The King Khaled airport in Riyadh was the target.

Yemen, Saudi Arabia's southern neighbour, has been ripped apart by a war between the Saudi-backed government of president Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi and Huthi rebels backed by Iran.

Media tied to Yemen's Houthi rebels, including al-Masira, claimed a short-range Burkan H2 missile was sacked in response to "Saudi-American aggression and crimes against the people of Yemen".

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A Saudi military spokesman condemned the attack in a statement, saying the missile was sacked "indiscriminately" toward a populated civilian area.

The Saudi-led coalition has also implemented an air and sea blockade on Yemen.

Unconfirmed footage uploaded to Twitter appeared to show a volley of at least three missiles being fired from the ground at an undetermined location in Riyadh.

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The attack, which struck the Sahar district of the vast territory that borders Saudi Arabia, demolished the budget hotel and reduced market stalls outside to a heap of twisted sheet metal. Tehran denies the charges and says it only provides political support.

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