Yemen’s Houthi rebels claim missile fired towards Saudi capital ahead of Trump visit

DUBAI, May 19 (Reuters) – Yemen‘s armed Houthi movement said on Friday it had fired a ballistic missile towards the Saudi capital Riyadh, just ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump‘s visit to Saudi Arabia, but the claim could not immediately be confirmed.

The Iran-allied Houthis launched a Burkan-1 missile, a statement by their official news agency said. It added that the missile was aimed at Riyadh but gave no further detail.

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