Arab Coalition declare 12 Saudi officers killed in helicopter crash northern Mareb – statement


The commandership of the Saudi-led Arab Coalition declared Tuesday that 12 Saudi officers were killed in a helicopter crash north of Mareb city, eastern the capital Sana’a


On Tuesday morning, a Black Hawk helicopter of the Saudi Armed Forces crashed while on duty in Mareb province, which resulted in the martyrdom of 12 officers from the Saudi Army. Said a statement release by the Arab Coalition.


Investigations are being carried out to find out the circumstances of the incident”. Added the statement.


A source in the pro-government forces had earlier stated that the helicopter was shot down by the air defense systems of the Saudi-led Arab Coalition by mistake.


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