Islamabad (Staff Report/): Pakistan has strongly condemned the heinous terrorist attack on civilian areas carried out by the Houthis in Abu Dhabi on Monday.
In a statement, Foreign Office Spokesperson Asim Iftikhar said we offer our condolences to the families of the victims and wish speedy recovery to the injured. He said such attacks violate the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the UAE and pose a grave threat to the regional peace and security.
The spokesperson said Pakistan stands in solidarity with the brotherly people and the government of the United Arab Emirates in the face of this wanton act of terrorism.
At least three people including a Pakistani were killed in a suspected Yemen’s Houthis drone attack near Abu Dhabi International Airport.
According to WAM news agency, six people also wounded when three fuel tanker trucks exploded in industrial Musaffah area.
The Houthi movement, which is battling a Saudi-led coalition that includes the UAE, has frequently launched cross-border missile and drone attacks on Saudi Arabia, but has claimed few such attacks on the UAE, mostly denied by Emirati authorities.
Three people were killed and six wounded when three fuel tanker trucks exploded in the industrial Musaffah area near storage facilities of oil firm ADNOC, state news agency WAM said. It said those killed were two Indians and a Pakistani.