Saudi Arabia: 16 hurt in airport drone attack from Yemen
Saudi Arabia says 16 people of different nationalities have been wounded at an airport in the south from the interception and destruction of a drone carrying explosives launched from Yemen
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia’s state-run news agency said 16 people of different nationalities were wounded Monday at an airport in the south as a result of the interception and destruction of a drone carrying explosives launched from Yemen.
The Saudi-led coalition that’s battling Yemen’s Houthi rebels was quoted as saying that the bomb-laden drone was targeting King Abdullah Airport in the Saudi city of Jizan, near the border with Yemen. Saudi defense forces allege the drone was launched from Sanaa’s airport in the Yemeni capital.
Saudi state TV reported three travelers were in critical condition. It aired a short video clip of the aftermath that showed glass shattered across…