Yemeni rebels launch drone strike that kills three in Abu Dhabi, Saudi-backed coalition strikes back

On Monday, January 17th, a gigantic fire broke out in Abu Dhabi“bust” of three tankers with fuel. The official record is three dead and six injured “mild to moderate”. L’explosion and fire “most likely” caused by “drones”out of “flying objects” being “fell down” in the affected areas, sThis was announced by the police in the capital of the United Arab Emirates.

Houthi rebels claimed responsibility for the attack. “The Armed Forces conducted a qualitative and successful military operation as part of an operation called Yemen Hurricane”, her spokesman, Yahya Saree, said in a statement aired on her Al-Massira channel. “Number of significant and sensitive sites and facilities in the Emirates” have been attacked with ballistic missiles and drones, he said. The latter warned that future attacks could follow, urging civilians and foreign companies to avoid it “vital pages” in the country.

The attack was condemned by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, who called “All parties to maximum restraint”, according to his spokesman. The United States has agreed “Accountability” to the Yemeni rebels. France condemned “with the greatest firmness” the attack that “threatens the security of the territory of the United Arab Emirates and the stability of the region”, said the head of French diplomacy, Jean-Yves Le Drian, in a press release. Also condemnation of united states who Promise “Accountability” Yemeni Houthi rebels, pro-Iran who claimed responsibility for the attack.

The Emirates are members of the Saudi-led military coalition that has operated in Yemen since 2015 to support government forces against the Iran-backed Houthi insurgency. In response to the Houthi attack, which became the first to kill on Emirati soil, this coalition announced that it had carried out airstrikes on Sanaa, Yemen’s capital, in insurgent hands. Initially, no information could be obtained about possible victims.

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