At least 16 people injured after drone intercepted above Jizan airport

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Saudi Arabia’s air defenses have intercepted a drone targeting King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Airport in the city of Jizan, the Arab Coalition said on Monday.

At least 16 people of different nationalities were injured as a result of the attack, the coalition said, adding that three of them were in critical condition.

The Iran-backed Houthi militia “has resumed launching cross border attacks from the Sanaa International Airport,” it also said according to the state news agency (SPA).

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“Preparations [are underway] for a large-scale military operation. The Houthis must bear the consequences of these practices targeting civilians.”

“We will take firm measures in compliance with international law to protect civilians,” the coalition added.

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