At least 26 civilians have been injured in a missile attack as Yemeni Houthi forces launched a missile strike on an airport in southern part of Saudi Arabia on Wednesday (June 12). Three women and two children were among those hurt when the arrivals hall at Abha airport, according to a statement.
Coalition military spokesman Col Turki al-Maliki said a projectile fired by the Houthis hit Abha International Airport at 02:21 on Wednesday (23:21 GMT on Tuesday), according to a statement carried by the official Saudi Press Agency.
Col Maliki said the attack on a civilian airport, which is about 110km (70 miles) from the border with Yemen, was a violation of international humanitarian law and that it might constitute a war crime.
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27 September, 2019