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At Least 26 Injured as Saudi Airport Attacked

YEMEN: At least 26 civilians have been injured in a missile attack by Yemen’s rebel Houthi movement on an airport in south-western Saudi Arabia, state media say.

Three women and two children were among those hurt when the missile struck Abha airport early on Wednesday, a military spokesman was quoted as saying.

A rebel source had earlier claimed that the facility was hit “with precision”.

Saudi Arabia leads a coalition of Arab states backing Yemen’s government in its four-year war with the Houthis.

Yemen has been devastated by a conflict that escalated in March 2015, when the rebels seized control of much of the west of the country and forced President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi to flee abroad.