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Saudi Arabia-Two dead in Houthi attack on Jizan


CAIRO, December 24 (Reuters) – Two people were killed in an attack by Shiite Houthi rebels on the southern Saudi Arabian town of Jizan, state television Al Ekhbariya reported on Friday.

The Saudi-led coalition intervening militarily in Ymen said the Houthis fired a projectile at Jizan.

The coalition said it had hit the “attack launch site” and added that it was preparing a larger offensive against Houthi military targets.

Another projectile fired by the Shiite rebels hit the town of Najran, causing only material damage.

(Report Yasmin Hussein and Alaa Sweilam, edited by Alaa Swilam; French version Camille Raynaud)



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