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UAE mourns 45 servicemen

The UAE said 45 of its soldiers fighting rebels in Yemen were killed in an arms depot blast, while five border guards from Bahrain died in the deadliest day yet for the Saudi-led coalition.

UAE mourns 45 servicemen
Members of the Bahraini armed forces carry the coffins of comrades who were killed the previous day during their battle against the Huthi rebels in Yemen, on September 5, 2015 during an official repatriation ceremony at Isa Air Base in Sakhir, South of Manama. Bahrain announced that five of its soldiers were killed in southern Saudi Arabia where they had been posted to help defend the border with neighbouring war-wracked Yemen. (AFP/Getty Images)
UAE mourns 45 servicemen
Members of the Bahraini armed forces carry the coffins of comrades who were killed the previous day during their battle against the Huthi rebels in Yemen, on September 5, 2015 during an official repatriation ceremony at Isa Air Base in Sakhir, South of Manama. Bahrain announced that five of its soldiers were killed in southern Saudi Arabia where they had been posted to help defend the border with neighbouring war-wracked Yemen. (AFP/Getty Images)
UAE mourns 45 servicemen
Members of the Bahraini armed forces carry the coffins of comrades who were killed the previous day during their battle against the Huthi rebels in Yemen, on September 5, 2015 during an official repatriation ceremony at Isa Air Base in Sakhir, South of Manama. Bahrain announced that five of its soldiers were killed in southern Saudi Arabia where they had been posted to help defend the border with neighbouring war-wracked Yemen. (AFP/Getty Images)
UAE mourns 45 servicemen
Members of the Bahraini armed forces carry the coffins of comrades who were killed the previous day during their battle against the Huthi rebels in Yemen, on September 5, 2015 during an official repatriation ceremony at Isa Air Base in Sakhir, South of Manama. Bahrain announced that five of its soldiers were killed in southern Saudi Arabia where they had been posted to help defend the border with neighbouring war-wracked Yemen. (AFP/Getty Images)
UAE mourns 45 servicemen
Emirati mourners carry the body of Mohammed Khaled Mohammed Mamdi, an Emirati armed forces' soldier who was killed the previous day in Yemen's eastern province of Marib, during his funeral ceremony at a mosque in Abu Dhabi. The UAE said 45 of its soldiers fighting rebels in Yemen were killed in an arms depot blast, while five border guards from Bahrain died in the deadliest day yet for the Saudi-led coalition. (AFP/Getty Images)
UAE mourns 45 servicemen
Emirati mourners pray next to the bodies of Mohammed Hussein Ali al-Hosni (R) and Mohammed Khaled Mohammed Mamdi, two of the Emirati armed forces' soldiers who were killed the previous day in Yemen's eastern province of Marib, during their funeral ceremony at a mosque in Abu Dhabi. The UAE said 45 of its soldiers fighting rebels in Yemen were killed in an arms depot blast, while five border guards from Bahrain died in the deadliest day yet for the Saudi-led coalition. (Getty Images)
UAE mourns 45 servicemen
Emiratis bury the body of Mohammed Hussein Ali al-Hosni, an Emirati armed forces' soldier who was killed the previous day in Yemen's eastern province of Marib, during his funeral at Bani Yas cemetery in Abu Dhabi. The UAE said 45 of its soldiers fighting rebels in Yemen were killed in an arms depot blast, while five border guards from Bahrain died in the deadliest day yet for the Saudi-led coalition. (AFP/Getty Images)
UAE mourns 45 servicemen
Emiratis burry the body of Mohammed Hussein Ali al-Hosni, an Emirati armed forces' soldier who was killed the previous day in Yemen's eastern province of Marib, during his funeral at Bani Yas cemetery in Abu Dhabi. The UAE said 45 of its soldiers fighting rebels in Yemen were killed in an arms depot blast, while five border guards from Bahrain died in the deadliest day yet for the Saudi-led coalition. (AFP/Getty Images)