The Saudi-led coalition battling Yemen’s Houthi movement said it had thwarted an attack towards the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh on Saturday, Saudi state television reported, but the Iran-aligned group denied any involvement.
The coalition intercepted and destroyed an “enemy air target”, state-run Al Ekhbariyah channel and Saudi-owned Al Hadath said on their Twitter accounts.
A military spokesman for the Houthi group, which has launched cross-border missile and drone attacks on Saudi cities, said the movement had not carried out any operations against coalition countries over the past 24 hours.
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