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Saudi Arabia’s Abha Airport Attacked By Houthis, Once Again

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Saudi Arabia’s Abha Airport Attacked By Houthis, Once Again

Illustrative image, source: the Houthis media wing

For the second time in the last 48 hours, the Houthis attacked Abha International Airport in Saudi Arabia’s southern region.

A spokesman for the Yemeni group, Brig. Gen. Yahya Sari, said that two Qasef-2K suicide unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) struck the airports’ control tower and fuel station in the early hours of August 10.

“These operations came as a response to the crimes of the aggression and its continues airstrikes and siege [on Houthi-held areas],” the spokesman said.

The Saudi-led coalition didn’t comment on the Houthis’ claims. However, observers confirmed that the attacks placed Abha airport out of service for a short period.

Saudi Arabia’s Abha Airport Attacked By Houthis, Once Again

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On August 8, the Houthis launched two suicide UAVs on Abha International Airport. However, the Saudi-led coalition claimed that they were both intercepted before reaching their designated targets.

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  • You can call me Al

    Come on Houthis – stay strong. The World is behind you.

    • Unknown

      Don’t forget the Houthi aggression against the Saudis in the mid to late 2000s.

      • Dontlietome

        You don’t make sense, why would the Houthis commit to acts of aggression against a vastly superior neighbour. I think you acceding to the MSM meme.

        • Unknown

          Not only did they always clash with the Saudis, the Houthies captured the Saudi Al Khubah village in 2009 and was later freed. Do your research.

  • There is isis(rael) in Yemen? Houthi have a lot of work to do… 🤔