A Syrian national was killed and seven other civilians were injured in the Houthi terrorist attack on Abha International Airport on Sunday, according to Col. Turki Al Malki, spokesman for the Saudi-led Arab Coalition.
The Coalition To Restore Legitimacy In Yemen: A Terrorist Act By The Iranian-Backed Terrorist Houthi Militia Targets Saudi Arabia’s Abha International Airport pic.twitter.com/kVj9HaSwNB— Foreign Ministry 🇸🇦 (@KSAmofaEN) June 23, 2019
“At 21.10, Sunday, the Iranian-aligned Houthi militias launched an attack on the Abha International Airport via which thousands of civilians, including Saudis and residents of various nationalities, are transiting on a daily basis,” said Almalki in statements carried by the Saudi Press Agency.
Among the 21 injured were 13 Saudi nationals, four Indians, two Egyptians and two Bangladeshis.
Air traffic at the airport is operating as normal after it was interrupted for around an hour as a precautionary measure.
The United Arab Emirates, the Kingdom of Bahrain, Kuwait and Egypt condemned the Houthi terrorist attack on Abha International Airport on Sunday.