Arab Coalition intercepts Houthi drones targeting Saudi Arabia’s Jazan airport

Col. Turki al-Maliki, the Arab Coalition spokesman. (Supplied)

The Arab Coalition said its forces were able to intercept and destroy drones launched by the Houthi militia toward the airport in the southern Saudi city of Jazan.

The traffic at Jazan airport was normal after it being targeted by the Houthi projectiles.

In a statement, the Arab Coalition spokesman, Col. Turki al-Maliki, said the drones were launched by the Houthi militia from Sanaa in Yemen.

“The Houthi terrorists continue to launch drones to carry out hostile and terrorist acts by targeting civilians and public facilities,” al-Maliki said.

On Tuesday, a Yemeni rebel attack on Abha airport left nine civilians wounded, the coalition said.

On June 12, a rebel missile attack on Abha airport wounded 26 civilians.

And on June 23, another rebel attack on Abha airport killed a Syrian national and wounded 21 other civilians, according to the coalition.

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