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Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi Arabia's Abha airport

Houthi loyalists chant slogans during a rally to mark the fourth anniversary of the war on 26 March 2019 in Sana'a, Yemen. [Mohammed Hamoud/Getty Images]
Houthi loyalists chant slogans during a rally to mark the fourth anniversary of the war on 26 March 2019 in Sana'a, Yemen [Mohammed Hamoud/Getty Images]

Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthis attacked Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport with a cruise missile on Wednesday, the group’s military spokesman said in a tweet, Reuters reports.

Spokesman Yahya Saria said the missile targeted plane hangars and led to air traffic being halted at the airport.

Read: Saudi-led coalition downs Houthi drone from Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthis in Yemen said a “hostile projectile” fired by the Iran-aligned group landed in Abha airport late Wednesday but caused no injuries, Saudi state news agency quoted the coalition military spokesman as saying early on Thursday.

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