A CIVILIAN plane burst into flames after Iranian-backed Houthi rebels used bomb-laden drones to attack a Saudi airport, reports say.
The Saudi-led coalition engaged in Yemen claims the rebel group attacked Abha airport in southern Saudi Arabia.
Firefighters brought the blaze under control, Saudi state-owned Al-Ekhbariya TV said.
It is known if anyone was killed in the assault.
The Iran-backed Houthis claimed responsibility for the attack soon afterward, with military spokesman Yehia Sareai saying the group used four drones – loaded with bombs – to target Abha airport.
Yemen’s Houthi movement has in the past launched drones at Abha International Airport.
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