A UAE official denied reports that Yemen's Houthi Rebels had targeted the airport in the country's capital Abu Dhabi, Reuters reported.
"Operations at the airport are business as usual," the official told Reuters.
Earlier, Al Masirah TV reported that Yemen's Houthi rebels attacked the airport in UAE's capital Abu Dhabi with a drone. There has been no immediate report on damage or casualties.
Meanwhile, the Abu Dhabi airport said that "an incident involving a supply vehicle" occurred in Terminal 1. However, it is unclear whether this incident was somehow connected with the Houthis' attack.
Abu Dhabi Airports can confirm that there has been an incident involving a supply vehicle in Terminal 1 airside area of the airport at approximately 4:00 pm today.This incident has not affected operations at AUH and flights continue to arrive and depart as scheduled. (1/2)— Abu Dhabi Airport (@AUH) July 26, 2018
Abu Dhabi Airports will continue to monitor the situation with the concerned authorities and further updates will be made available in due course. (2/2)
— Abu Dhabi Airport (@AUH) July 26, 2018
The attack comes a day after Houthi movement targeted a Saudi Arabian warship off the western coast of Yemen.
Yemen has been engulfed in a violent conflict between the government and Houthi rebels backed by army units loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh since 2015, with a coalition backed by Saudi Arabia launching an aerial operation in the country at the request of President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi.