Al Jazeera: Yemen’s Houthis accused of firing missile at Mecca
Saudi Arabia says it intercepted ballistic missile heading towards Islam's holy city, sparking denial from Yemen rebels.
Yemen's Houthi rebels have been accused of targeting Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca by launching a long-range ballistic missile from 500km over the border.
The rebels and their ally Iran vehemently denied the allegation on Friday.
The Saudi-led military coalition - which is backing Yemen's pro-government forces in the conflict with the Shia fighters - said the missile was "intercepted and destroyed" before it could do any damage - about 65km from Mecca, home to some of Islam's most sacred sites.
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WNU Editor: The Houthi rebels are denying these reports .... Yemen Rebels Deny Their Missile Targeted Holy City of Mecca (AP).
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