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Emirati Soldier, 2 Saudi Fighters Killed in Yemen


One Emirati and two Saudi soldiers have been killed in Yemen.

Emirati Soldier, 2 Saudi Fighters Killed in Yemen

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Two Saudi fighters and one Emirati soldier have lost their lives during participation in the Saudi-led war in Yemen.

On Friday, the General Command of the Emirati Army announced that one of its soldiers, Sergeant Khaled Ali Gharib Al-Balloushi, was killed in Yemen, the Al-Manar TV-channel reported. The Emirati General Command did not disclose how and in which part of the country the soldier was killed.

Earlier this month, it became known that commander of Emirati troops in Yemen, Nasser Moshabib al-Atibi, was killed by a medium-range ballistic missile, fired by the alliance on Mokha city in Taiz province.

At the same time, it was reported about deaths of two Saudi fighters, who lost their lives in attacks, committed by the Houthi-Saleh alliance in various areas of Yemen.

As the Al Masirah TV-channel reported, one Saudi officer was killed by a sniper on the al-Karas military base, located in the southwestern region of Jizan, while a Saudi policeman lost his life in a rocket attack in Dhahran al-Janub, located in Asir region.

According to the Saudi Arabia’s Civil Defense Department, several civilians were also wounded in the second attack. As spokesman for the department, Colonel Mohammed Abdulrahim al-Asemi, said, the killed policeman was identified as Mubarak bin Saleh al-Qahtani.

Over the past two years of the war in Yemen, at least 128 Saudi soldiers lost their lives in the south of the country and on the Saudi-Yemeni border; some of them were killed in retaliatory rocket fire of the Houthi-Saleh alliance.



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