DUBAI (Reuters) – The Saudi-led military coalition engaged in Yemen said it had intercepted and destroyed an armed drone on Sunday launched by the Iranian-aligned Houthi movement into southern Saudi Arabia. The bomb-laden unmanned aerial vehicle was targeting “civilians and civilian objects,” coalition spokesman Col. Turki al-Malki said in a statement released by Saudi state media. The coalition intervened in Yemen in March 2015 against the Houthis after the group ousted the Saudi-backed government in the capital, Sanaa, from power in a conflict widely seen in the region as an indirect war between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
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