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26 persons injured by Houthis attack on Saudi Airport

26 persons injured by Houthis attack on Saudi Airport
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(IraqiNews) The Arab Coalition announced, on Wednesday, that 26 persons were injured, in an attack launched by Houthis on an airport, southwest of Saudi Arabia.

Rudaw news outlet reported that the Arab Coalition said that 26 persons, holding different nationalities, were injured, in early hour today, when a missile fired by Houthis exploded in an airport, southwest of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Earlier, Yemen Houthis announced that they fired a rocket on the airport, while the spokesman for the Saudi-led Arab coalition, Colonel Turki al-Maliki, said that the authorities have not yet determined the nature of the object used in the attack.

At 02:21 this morning, a missile hit the arrival terminal at Abha International Airport, where thousands of civilian passengers and citizens of different nationalities are passing daily, Maliki added. He also described the attack as a “terrorist act.”

He added that the fall of the missile led to the injury of 26 civilians of different nationalities.

It is noteworthy that the Houthi movement, officially called Ansar Allah, is an Islamic religious-political-armed movement that emerged from Sa’dah in northern Yemen in the 1990s.



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