DUBAI, Dec 3 (Reuters) – Yemen's Houthi group fired a cruise missile at a nuclear power plant in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, the television service said. group on your website without providing any evidence.
There were no reports of any missiles arriving in the UAE.
The Houthis aligned with Iran control much of northern Yemen and said that Abu Dhabi, a member of the Saudi-led coalition that fights against them since 2015, was a target for their missiles.
"The missile force announces the launch of a winged cruise missile … towards the al-Barakah nuclear reactor in Abu Dhabi," the website said. He did not give more details.
The Barakah project, which is being built by the Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO), is expected to be completed and operational by 2018, the energy minister of the United Arab Emirates said.
It's the second time this year that the Houthis say they have fired missiles into the United Arab Emirates. A few months ago they said they had "successfully tested" a missile against Abu Dhabi. (Sami Aboudi report, Mark Potter edition)