5 foreign demining experts killed in Marib city

5 foreign demining experts killed in Marib city


Five foreign demining experts were killed in an explosion in a building dedicated to the training of demining teams in the eastern city of Marib, a government security source said on Sunday.

The source told Al-Masdar online that the explosion occurred in the building of the King Salman Center for Demining (MASAM) project, in the outskirts of Marib city, after a group of mines was transported in preparation for detonation.

He pointed out that one of the mines exploded, causing the big explosion, after which five foreign experts were killed, without the source providing more information about their nationalities.

He said the building of the King Salman Relief Center used for training local experts in demining.


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