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Bahrain: Houthi missile attack on Saudi airport is “a dangerous escalation”

Wednesday 12/June/2019 - 12:15 PM
Abha airport
Abha airport
edited, translated by: Basant Ahmed
Bahrain's foreign minister، Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa، said that the missile strike on an airport in southern Saudi Arabia early on Wednesday represents a dangerous escalation.
Targeting Abha International Airport by the terrorists of Houthis is a serious escalation carried out by Iranian weapons and resulted in casualties among innocents، the minister added on twitter.
Noteworthy، Yemeni Houthi forces launched a missile strike on an airport in southern Saudi Arabia early on Wednesday which wounded 26 people، the Saudi-led military coalition said، Reuters reported.

The coalition، which has been fighting the Iran-aligned Houthis in Yemen، said it would make a “firm” response.

A coalition statement، carried on Saudi-owned Al Arabiya TV، said a projectile hit the arrivals hall at Abha airport، causing material damage. Three women and two children were among the wounded، who were of Saudi، Yemeni and Indian nationalities، it said.

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