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Cars are parked in front of the Abha airport in southwestern Saudi Arabia's mountainous resort, on June 12, 2019. Image Credit: AFP

Riyadh: Saudi forces on Friday intercepted five Al Houthi drones in the second aerial attack on an airport in the kingdom’s southwest in two days, a Riyadh-led military coalition fighting the militia said.

“The royal Saudi air defence force and air force successfully intercepted and destroyed five unmanned drone aircraft launched by [Al] Houthi militia towards Abha international airport and Khamis Mushait,” the coalition said in a statement released by the official Saudi Press Agency.