April 22, 2018 / 11:57 AM / 3 months ago

UAE says Qatari fighter jets intercepted civilian plane

DUBAI, April 22 (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates said on Sunday that Qatari fighter planes had intercepted a civilian aircraft carrying 86 passengers aboard a flight bound for Bahrain, UAE state news agency WAM reported.

The agency added that the Emirati civilian craft had to take evasive manoeuvres to avoid a collision. (Reporting by Noah Browning Editing by Edmund Blair)

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