UAE Says 6 Troops Killed in 'Military Collision'

UAE Says 6 Troops Killed in 'Military Collision'

13 Sep 2019

UAE - The UAE, a key member of the Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen, said Friday six of its soldiers were killed in a "collision of military vehicles" while on duty.

It did not specify if the men died in Yemen.

The armed forces announced "the martyrdom of six of its valiant soldiers as a result of a collision of military vehicles while carrying out their national duty in an operations field", state news agency WAM reported.

The war in Yemen, which the United Nations calls the world's worst humanitarian crisis, has driven millions to the brink of famine.--AFP


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