The Houthis announced the launch of a ballistic missile in the direction of the airport of Riyadh

© AP Photo / Hani MohammedПовстанцы Houthis. Archive photoThe Houthis announced the launch of a ballistic missile in the direction of the airport of Riyadh© AP Photo / Hani Mohammed

The Yemeni Saba Agency, controlled by the Shiite rebels-Houthis, announced the launch Tuesday of a ballistic missile short range Burkan H-2 in the direction of the airport of Riyadh.

As reported by the source Agency, the missile reached its goal.

In Yemen in 2014, the ongoing armed conflict in which one side involved Houthi rebels from the Shiite movement «Ansar Allah», and on the other, government forces and militia loyal to President Abd rabbu Mansour Hadi. Power from the air and on the ground, supported by the Arab coalition led by Saudi Arabia.

The Prime Minister of Yemen Ahmed Ben Dagr stated earlier on the Facebook page about the coup attempt of the separatists in Aden, developing into a full-scale military confrontation, and called for an immediate end to the fighting.

Sources earlier told RIA Novosti that the secessionists for secession of South Yemen, in Aden seized a number of government agencies, including the headquarters of the government. Aden is the temporary capital of Yemen, seized Sana’a as Shia Houthi rebels, with whom the authorities are fighting with 2014.

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