DUBAI: The Houthi militia in Yemen attacked Saudi Arabia’s Abha Airport on Wednesday with explosive drones, leaving a passenger plane ablaze.
No one was reported killed or injured in the attack, which sparked international condemnation of the Iran-backed group.
The Arab coalition said it had controlled the fire on the plane at the aiport.
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Spokesman Col. Turki Al-Maliki said the attack was a war crime that had threatened the lives of civilian travelers.
“We are taking the necessary measures to protect civilians from the threats of the Houthis,” he said.
Saudi state TV reported earlier that the coalition had intercepted and destroyed two armed…