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Indian hurt in Saudi drone raid

The coalition statement said the people who were hurt included travellers and workers at the airport
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AP/PTI   |   Riyadh   |   Published 11.02.22, 03:18 AM

The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said on Thursday that 12 people, including an Indian, were injured by falling debris from an attempted drone attack on an airport in the southern Saudi region of Abha near the kingdom’s border with Yemen.

The coalition statement said the people who were hurt included travellers and workers at the airport.Two of the injured were Saudi citizens, four were Bangladeshi residents and three were Nepali. There was also one each from Sri Lanka, the Philippines and India who were hurt.

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Saudi air defences destroyed the bomb-laden drone that the coalition said was launched by Houthi rebels early on Thursday. Saudi state TV carried video from inside Abha’s airport showing operations running as normal.



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