Large Explosion Reported in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

A loud explosion was heard in Saudi’s capital on Tuesday, witnesses reported.

The source of the blast was not yet known.

Witnesses heard blasts at around 1 PM, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya news reported.

Citizens also took to social media to share videos of a ballistic missile being intercepted.

There have yet to be claims of responsibility and Saudi officials have not yet commented on the incident.

Over the weekend, the Arab Coalition had intercepted a drone targeted at Riyadh believed to be an “enemy air target”.


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