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VIDEO: Saudi Arabia Intercepts Ballistic Missile Headed Toward International Airport

Yemen’s Houthi rebels launched a missile aimed at Riyadh’s International Airport on Saturday.  Saudi defense forces intercepted the missiles.  The video below shows the launch of 4 interceptors followed by the explosion indicating a successful interception.  No injuries were reported.  There was no disruption to flights in and our of the capital airport.

The missile was Yemeni-built, long-range Burqan 2H.  Iran has been a supporter of the Houthi-rebels who have taken over parts of the embattled nation.  Iran is a supporter and backer of the Houthi-rebels in the Yemeni civil war.

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