RIYADH, 4th July, 2016 (WAM) — The Royal Saudi Air Defence Force, RSADF, has intercepted a ballistic missile fired from Yemen towards the southwestern city of Abha, the command of the Saudi-led coalition in support of the legitimate Yemeni government has announced.

The Saudi Press Agency, quoting a statement from the coalition, said that the missile was destroyed without causing damage.

The statement added that the force will continue to counter these actions as part of the coalition’s commitments to the ongoing UN-sponsored Yemeni peace talks being held in Kuwait.