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    The Houthis also claimed that they have killed several Saudi officers in the Yemeni city of Marib, during a meeting of military commanders.

    According to the movement, militants attacked the facility in the port city of Jizan, launching drones and missiles in an operation against Saudi forces.

    In the meantime, coalition forces said earlier in the day, they had destroyed six drones loaded with explosives and two ballistic missiles targeting Saudi Arabia.

    "The joint coalition forces have managed to intercept and destroy two ballistic missiles, fired by the Houthi terrorist militia in the direction of the kingdom, intentionally targeting residents and civilian facilities”, Col. Turki al-Maliki said, as quoted by the official Saudi Press Agency.
    Missiles and drone aircrafts are put on display at an exhibition at an unidentified location in Yemen in this undated handout photo released by the Houthi Media Office July 9, 2019.
    © REUTERS / Houthi Media Office/Handout
    Missiles and drone aircrafts are put on display at an exhibition at an unidentified location in Yemen in this undated handout photo released by the Houthi Media Office July 9, 2019.

    The coalition also hit six mined unmanned aerial vehicles, launched by the movement from Yemen's Sanaa, the spokesman added.

    Yemen has been engulfed in a war between government forces, led by President Abdrabuh Mansour Hadi, and the Houthi rebels for several years. An Arab coalition led by Saudi Arabia has been carrying out airstrikes against the Houthis at Hadi's request since March 2015, while the militants are targeting Saudi forces and facilities near the border.

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