Today, Saturday, the Gulf Cooperation Council issued an urgent warning about the Houthis committing a war crime, in conjunction with Kuwait’s call for urgent action.
The Council stressed that the Houthis’ crimes and immoral practices by attempting to target civilians and civilian objects amount to a war crime.
Nayef Al-Hajraf, Secretary-General of the Council, said that the Houthis deliberately target civilians and civilian objects that are specially protected under international humanitarian law.
He condemned the Houthi militia’s use of a booby-trapped drone in an attempt to hostile attack on King Abdullah Airport in Jizan, Saudi Arabia.
In a related context, the State of Kuwait, the international community moved quickly to confront the escalation of the Houthi militia and its targeting of civilians.
In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned the militia’s continued attempts to threaten the security of the Kingdom by targeting King Abdullah Airport in Jizan with two drones.
She stressed that these aggressive practices, and the escalation they are witnessing, targeting civilians, civilian areas and the security of the Kingdom constitute a flagrant violation of the rules of international and humanitarian law.
The official spokesman for the Arab coalition forces, Brigadier General Turki Al-Maliki, said that “the attempt of the hostile attack was carried out with a booby-trapped drone, and as a result, 10 civilians were injured, including passengers and employees of King Abdullah Airport.”