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6 UAE soldiers killed after collision of military vehicles


Devdiscourse News Desk Abu Dhabi
Updated: 13-09-2019 18:38 IST
6 UAE soldiers killed after collision of military vehicles

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As many as six soldiers of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) army have been killed as a result of a collision of the military vehicles, according to the country's official news agency Emirates News Agency (WAM).

The incident happened when the soldiers were performing their national duty in the field of operations.

According to a statement on the website of the agency, "The UAE Armed Forces General Command has announced the martyrdom of six Emirati servicemen in a vehicle collision while performing their national duty in the operations field."

"The General Command of the Armed Forces extends its condolences and sympathy to the families of the martyrs. May Allah Almighty grant them peace and forgiveness and live in paradise," it added.

Captain Saeed Ahmed Rashid Al Mansouri, First Deputy Ali Abdullah Ahmed Al Dhanhani, First Deputy Zayed Muslim Suhail Al Ameri, First Deputy Saleh Hassan Saleh Bin Amr, First Deputy Nasser Mohammed Hamad Al Kaabi, and Sergeant Saif Dhawi Rashid Al Tunaiji are the army men who lost their lives in the incident.

Further details are awaited.

This is a developing story.

COUNTRY : United Arab Emirates