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2021 missile attacks in Saudi Arabia

On February 27, 2021, Saudi Arabia said they have been intercepted a missile attack over its capital Riyadh.[1] The Saudi government suspects the attacks as well as bomb-laden drones targeting the southern province of Jizan had been launched by Yemen‘s Houthi rebels.[2]

The ballistic missile which was intercepted over Riyadh, with its intended target believed to be the Formula E race that had recently concluded in Diriyah ePrix.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ “Arab Coalition intercepts Houthi ballistic missile targeting Riyadh”. Al Arabiya English. 27 February 2021. Retrieved 27 February 2021.
  2. ^ “Arab coalition intercepts Houthi drones, ballistic missile attack targeting Saudi Arabia”. Arab News. 27 February 2021. Retrieved 27 February 2021.
  3. ^ “No injuries in missile attack on Riyadh during Formula E weekend”. GPBlog. 28 February 2021.

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