Suspected Houthi drone attack in Abu Dhabi; 3 death, six injured

A suspected Houthi drone attack in Abudhabi killed three people. Six were injured in the attack. sparked multiple explosions that struck three oil tankers in Abu Dhabi and another fire at an extension of Abu Dhabi International Airport on Monday. Three people include One Pakistani and two Indian nationals.

Abu Dhabi police identified the dead as two Indian nationals and one Pakistani. It did not identify the wounded, who police said suffered minor or moderate wounds. Police said an investigation was underway. While Abu Dhabi police did not immediately offer any suspects for the possible assault, Yemen’s Houthi rebels claimed responsibility for an attack targeting the United Arab Emirates, without elaborating.

Abu Dhabi police said preliminary investigations indicated the detection of small flying objects, possibly belonging to drones, that fell in the two areas and may have caused the explosion and fire. They said there was no significant damage from the incidents, without offering further details.

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