CAIRO (Reuters) – A drone assault by Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi motion on Abha Airport in Saudi Arabia early on Tuesday has left 5 folks injured, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya reported.
The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen confirmed the assault and mentioned it had occurred at 12:35 a.m. native time, however offered no additional particulars and didn’t point out any accidents.
The Houthis, who’re preventing in neighboring Yemen, have not too long ago stepped up assaults in opposition to targets in Saudi Arabia, which is main a coalition battling them.
A spokesman for the Houthis mentioned the group had carried out a “giant operation” focusing on the airport, in response to the group’s Al-Masirah TV.
Al-Arabiya additionally mentioned the Abha airport had resumed flights.
A Syrian resident of Saudi Arabia final month died from wounds sustained in a drone assault on the Abha airport that was claimed by the Houthi motion in Yemen.
Reporting by Mohamed El-Sherif; writing by Eric Knecht; enhancing by G Crosse