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Drone attack on airport in Saudi Arabia, 8 injured, plane also damaged, Abha airport targeted for second time

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The Saudi-led military coalition has been fighting Iran-backed Shia (Houthi) rebels in Yemen since 2015, who have been targeting Saudi Arabia’s international airports, military installations and other infrastructure.

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Security agencies have been alerted by the incident of a drone attack on an airport in Saudi Arabia. Eight people were injured and a civilian plane was damaged in a drone attack on an airport in the country’s southwest region on Tuesday, Saudi state television said. This is the most recent attack on Saudi Arabia and the second attack on Abha airport in the last 24 hours amid the ongoing war with Yemen.

No one has claimed responsibility for this attack yet. There were no casualties in the first attack on the airport. The Saudi-led military coalition has been fighting Iran-backed Shia (Houthi) rebels in Yemen since 2015, who have been targeting Saudi Arabia’s international airports, military installations and other infrastructure.

the battle is on
In Yemen, the forces of coalition countries led by Saudi Arabia are fighting a war with Houthi rebels. 130,000 people have died in Yemen during this war. Many international organizations allege that most of the dead include children and women. This war has given rise to the world’s worst humanitarian crisis in Yemen. These rebels continue to carry out drone and missile attacks on Saudi Arabian oil depots and refineries from the Yemen border.

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Taliban punishment for killers
In June, Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen’s capital Sanaa handed down Taliban punishment to murderers of children. These rebels, who had captured the capital Sanaa, took the three accused to a crowded square and gunned them down. After dying, the bodies of these people were wrapped in carpets and removed from there. During this the security guards posted were laughing at those accused.

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