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Syrian killed, seven civilians wounded in Houthi terrorist attack on Abha Airport

ABHA, Saudi Arabia, 23rd June, 2019 (WAM) -- A Syrian resident was killed and seven civilians were wounded in a terrorist attack by the Iranian-backed Houthi militias today on the Abha International Airport, Colonel Turki Almalki, the official spokesman for the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen, said.

"At 21.10, Sunday, the Iranian-aligned Houthi militias launched an attack on the Abha International Airport via which thousands of civilians, including Saudis and residents of various nationalities, are transiting on a daily basis," said Almalki in statements carried by the Saudi Press Agency.

"A statement on the terrorist attack will follow," he added.

WAM/Hatem Mohamed