Saudi: A Syrian expatriate was killed in a drone attack which was launched by the Iran-backed Houthi militias to target Abha International Airport, in the province of Jazan, in Southern Saudi Arabia.
The attack which happened yesterday at 9:21pm has left 21 people wounded, said Saudi-led Arab Alliance Spokesman Colonel Turki Al Malki in a statement reported by the state-run Saudi Press Agency (SPA).
The list of wounded people includes 13 Saudi citizens, four Indian expatriates, two Egyptians and two Bangladeshis. Three women, including two Egyptians and two Indian children are among the injured.
A war crime committed by the Iranian-backed Houthi militias.— Foreign Ministry 🇸🇦 (@KSAmofaEN) June 24, 2019
Women & children were among the injured. pic.twitter.com/SaX0VZ6KFD
Three wounded people have been discharged from the hospital while 18 others are still under medical treatment, while two are still in critical condition.
The unmanned drone attack smashed the window panes of a McDonald's branch and damaged 18 cars.
Officials later announced that normal movement had resumed at Abha International Airport, adding that two flights had landed after the drone attack.