Passenger Plane scorched with fire at an airport in Saudi Arabia by Houthi rebels

According to Recent reports, A civilian plane was set on fire during an attack by Houthi rebels on an airport in Saudi Arabia. The airport is located in the southern part of the country.

By Harkirpal Singh, Updated : Feb 10, 2021 18:12 IST
Passenger Plane scorched with fire at an airport in Saudi Arabia by Houthi rebels
Houthi Rebels

A civilian plane was set on fire during an attack by Houthi rebels on an airport in Saudi Arabia on Feb 10th, Wednesday. The information was released by the Saudi-led coalition battling the rebels. The airport is located in the southern part of the country.

"A cowardly terrorist attack by the Houthi militia on Abha international airport... A civilian plane within the airport grounds was exposed to a fire which was brought under control,"  said a state-run Al-Ekhbariya television media channel. 

Also Read Norwegian Intelligence agency enlists Pakistan as a threat to its internal security: Report

The Houthi insurgency in Yemen, also known as the Houthi rebellion, Sa'dah War, or Sa'dah conflict, was a military rebellion pitting Zaidi Shia Houthis (though the movement also includes Sunnis) against the Yemeni military that began in Northern Yemen and has since escalated into a full-scale civil war.

The insurgency became a full-blown civil war with a major Saudi-led intervention in Yemen began March 2015. Since then, Saudi security forces have become a major target of the Houthi Rebels.

📣 Follow SeeLatest.com at Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & Telegram. Stay updated for latest headlines.