BREAKING: Four UAE Soldiers Have Died After A Chopper Crashed In South Yemen Yesterday

UAE Armed Forces have declared their martyrdom

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Image Source: WAM

A helicopter belonging to the UAE crashed in a southern Yemen province called Shabwah last night. The accident, was a result of technical difficulties, leading to the deaths of four Emirati military personnel during their mission.

The four Emiratis have been declared as martyrs by the UAE Armed Forces

WAM has reported the declaration of the four brave men as martyrs, namely Captain Ahmad Khalifa Al Balushi, 1st Lieutenant Pilot Jasem Saleh Al Zaabi, Muhammad Sa'id Al-Hassani and Samir Muhammad Murad Abu Bakr.

The bodies of the four men have just arrived via a military plane for the Air Force

WAM tweeted this on Saturday, 2:42 pm confirming the arrival of the bodies back home to the UAE. 

May they rest in peace.

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