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Masirah TV: Yemen's Houthis say attacked Saudi's Jizan airport by drone

May 26, 2019 at 12:15 pm

Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a drone strike on military hangars in Saudi Arabia’s Jizan airport near the Yemeni border, the group’s Masirah TV reported on Sunday, Reuters reports.

There was no immediate confirmation from Saudi authorities or from a Saudi-led coalition that has been battling the Houthis inYemen for four years.

The Houthis, who ousted the Saudi-backed internationally recognised government from power in the Yemeni capital Sanaa in late 2014, have stepped up missile and drone attacks on Saudi cities in the past two weeks.

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