A Bahraini F-16 jet taking part in a mostly Gulf Arab military campaign in Yemen crashed in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, according to a coalition statement on the Saudi state news agency.

The pilot survived after the plane suffered a technical fault and came down in the southern Jizan region, the statement said, without giving further details.

Bahrain has taken part in the Saudi-led coalition bombing the Iran-allied Houthi movement in Yemen for nine months. Scores of ground forces from the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia have been killed since the start of the conflict. […]