UAE soldier dies in Saudi Arabia

Obaid Salem Saeed Al Badwawi was killed in vehicle accident, officials announce
UAE soldier dies in Saudi Arabia
The body of Obaid Salem Saeed Al Badwawi was killed in vehicle accident in Saudi Arabia. (WAM)
By Sarah Townsend
Mon 22 Feb 2016 12:20 PM

A UAE serviceman has been killed in a military vehicle accident in Saudi Arabia, state news agency WAM reported.

Obaid Salem Saeed Al Badwawi died while preparing to take part in the Saudi-led coalition’s Operation Restoring Hope in Yemen.

The General Command of the UAE Armed Forces announced Al Badwawi’s death on Sunday.

It said it extended sincere condolences to the family and relatives of the martyr.

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