Yemen fires missiles into Saudi Arabia in retaliation for death of top Houthi official

Thousands of supporters hold photos and raise fists at funeralYemen’s Houthi movement has fired ballistic missiles at what it called “economic and vital targets” in the southern Saudi province of Jizan, where Saudi authorities said a man was killed by debris from the projectiles.

Key points:
Houthis said they launched eight ballistic missiles at “economic and vital targets”
Riyadh said it intercepted four of the projectiles
Eyewitnesses in Sanaa reported Saudi-led air raids over the capital during the funeral
The attack appeared to be retaliation promised by Yemen’s dominant political faction, as thousands attended a funeral in the Houthi-run capital Sanaa for a top Houthi official killed in a Saudi-led air strike last week.

The Houthis said they launched eight ballistic missiles at “economic and vital targets” in Saudi’s Jizan province on Saturday.

via Thousands attend funeral of top official, as Houthis retaliate for air strikes – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)