Riyadh - Houthi forces carried out a raid on a military site in the Saudi capital of Riyadh on Monday, a day after a series of rocket attacks by the group on Saudi Arabia, a military spokesman said.

The group's spokesman Brigadier-General Yahya Sari said that "the piloted aircraft carried out a large-scale attack by a number of aircraft" Samad 3 "on an important military target in Riyadh, stressing that the direct hit.

He added that this process comes within the framework of expanding the circle of targeting, in response to what he called "coalition aggression" on Yemen, reiterating the call "for civilians and companies to stay away from military and vital sites; it has become legitimate targets for us."

In the past 24 hours, the Houthis have uncovered the biggest attack by drones and ballistic missiles on the King Khalid Air Base, where K-2 planes targeted the warplanes, communications building, the base's control tower, Abha International Airport and other locations.

For its part, the Saudi Press Agency quoted a spokesman for the Saudi-UAE coalition as saying that the coalition intercepted and destroyed six ballistic missiles fired towards the Kingdom.

"Coalition forces intercepted and destroyed six ballistic missiles fired by the Houthi terrorist militia from Saada province (Yemen) on Sunday evening in an attempt to target the southern city of Jizan," coalition spokesman Turki al-Maliki said in a statement.