Saudi air defenses intercept Houthi drone targeting Abha airport, four injured

Saudi Arabia’s air defenses have intercepted a booby-trapped drone launched by the Iran-backed Houthis in attempt to carry out an attack on Abha International Airport.

“Shrapnel have scattered and fell in the vicinity of Abha’s internal airport as a result of the interception,” a statement by the Arab Coalition added.

“The shrapnel have caused minor injuries to four employees of Abha International Airport and some windows had been shattered. The Houthi attempt to target civilians at Abha Airport as a civilian airport constitutes a war crime. We are taking operational measures to neutralize the sources of threat used in the attempt to attack Abha airport,” the coalition added.

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Source: Al Arabiya News

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