UAE says Qatari fighter jets intercepted civilian flight

Reuters News
Posted: Jan 15, 2018 4:36 AM

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates said on Monday that Qatari fighter jets intercepted an Emirati civilian aircraft during a routine flight to Bahrain, state news agency WAM reported.

The UAE condemned the alleged incident and said it would take all necessary legal measures to ensure the security of civilian air traffic.

(Reporting By Noah Browning; Editing by Catherine Evans)