The UAE Ambassador to the United States, Yousef Al-Otaiba, announced today, Thursday, that cruise missiles and ballistic missiles, along with drones, were used in Monday’s attack on civilian facilities in Abu Dhabi, along with drones, confirming the ‘wiretapping a number of them.
intercept some missiles
He added: “Several attacks have targeted civilian sites in the UAE with a mixture of cruise and ballistic missiles and drones, and some of them have been intercepted.”
On Monday, Abu Dhabi police announced the outbreak of a fire, which led to the explosion of 3 oil tanks in thearea Musaffah’s ICAD 3, near the ADNOC tanks, plus a minor fire incident in the new area of construction of the Abu Dhabi International Airport.
3 dead and 6 wounded
The fire killed 3 people, “Indian and a Pakistani”, and injured 6 in the explosion of fuel tanks in Abu Dhabi, according to the Emirates News Agency (WAM).
While preliminary investigations indicated that small flying objects, possibly belonging to drones, had fallen in the two areas, which could have caused the explosion and fire.
For its part, the Houthi militia claimed responsibility for the terrorist attack, according to reports from “Reuters” agency for quoting a spokesman.
studio of reclassification
US President Joe Biden said Wednesday that his administration is considering renaming the Houthis as an international terrorist organization.
Interestingly, the Houthi attack was met with many Arab and international condemnations, including the UAE’s claim that it will not go unpunished.
On Tuesday, the UAE mission to the United Nations also invited in a letter to the Security Council categorically condemning the Houthi attacks, stating, “This alarming and illegal escalation is another step in the Houthis’ efforts to spread terrorism and chaos in our region.”
It also called on the Security Council to speak with one voice and to join in the firm and unequivocal condemnation of these terrorist attacks, which have been carried out in total disregard of international law.
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