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Houthi missile attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha airport wounds 26

cryptoadam

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Yemen's Houthis have fired a missile at Saudi Arabia's Abha airport, wounding 26 civilians in the building's arrivals hall, according to the Saudi-UAE-led coalition fighting the rebels.


In a statement on Wednesday, the coalition said a projectile hit the arrivals hall at Abha airport, causing material damage. Three women and two children were among the wounded, and were of Saudi, Yemeni and Indian nationalities, it said.


Eight people were taken to hospital while most were treated on site.


The attack could amount to a war crime and proved that the Houthis have acquired "advanced weapons from Iran", the coalition said, vowing to take "urgent and timely" measures in response.


There was no immediate response from Iran, which has denied arming the Houthis.


Houthi-affiliated Al Masirah TV reported that the Houthi forces launched a cruise missile attack on Abha airport, which is about 200km north of the border with Yemen and serves domestic and regional routes.


The alliance led by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) intervened in Yemen in 2015 to try to restore the internationally-recognised government of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi that had been forced out of power by the Houthis.
Not a good escelation, we already know what Saudi is doing in Yemen this will just step it up.

Things are not going to get better only worse and anyone worried about US war with Iran this is the direction you need to be looking at. Saudi's are going to put more pressure now on US against Iran.
 

AaronB

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So, almost 1 wounded Saudi for every 2 Yemeni children killed when the Saudis bombed a school bus in Yemen (with bombs supplied by the US).

I'm not in favor of killing on any side, but let's remember who the bigger villain is in this situation.

Ironically, the Yemeni genocide is something that you could legitimately impeach Trump over by charging him with war crimes, but no one is trying to do it; probably because it was Obama who presided over the beginning of that conflict.
 
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