Four Emirati soldiers killed in Apache Helicopter crash in Yemen's Shabwa
السبت 12/أغسطس/2017 - 06:09 م
The UAE armed forces said Friday that four Emirati soldiers, part of the Saudi led-coalition forces fighting for legitimacy in Yemen, were killed while on duty, official media reported.
While attempting to make an emergency landing in Shabwa governorate, southern Yemen, due to a malfunction, the soldiers' helicopter crashed to the ground leading to their demise, UAE's General Command of the Armed Forces said in a statement, according to Emirati News Agency WAM.
Earlier, the Saudi-led Arab coalition in Yemen said that the incident occurred in territory controlled by Yemen's legitimate government.