Saudi Arabia shoots down Scud missile fired from Yemen

February 14, 2016 8:45 AM

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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – The Saudi-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels in Yemen says the kingdom has shot down a Scud missile fired from Yemen.

The coalition said in a statement carried Sunday by the official Saudi Press Agency said Saudi air defenses intercepted the missile as it headed toward the southwestern city of Khamis Mushait.

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