Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 14 October 2019

Bodies of servicemen arrive in the UAE

A military ceremony was held at Al Bateen Airport in Abu Dhabi for the martyrs

The bodies of six Emirati servicemen arrived in the UAE on Saturday. Courtesy Wam  
The bodies of six Emirati servicemen arrived in the UAE on Saturday. Courtesy Wam  

The bodies of six Emirati servicemen killed in a vehicle crash on Friday were returned to Abu Dhabi on Saturday aboard a UAE Air Force plane.

Several senior armed forces officers received the bodies of the men at Al Bateen Airport, where a military ceremony was held.

The martyrs were named as Captain Saeed Ahmed Rashid Al Mansouri; Warrant Officer Ali Abdullah Ahmed Al Dhanhani; Warrant Officer Zayed Musllam Suhail Al Amri; Warrant Officer Saleh Hassan Saleh bin Amro; Warrant Officer Nasser Mohamed Hamad Al Kaabi, and Sergeant Saif Dhawi Rashid Al Tunaiji.

The deaths of the men, which occurred while they were carrying out their national duty, were earlier marked at the general headquarters of the UAE Armed Forces.

Updated: September 15, 2019 09:38 AM

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