Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 20 August 2019

Emirati soldiers die in separate incidents

First Corporal Obaid Jowhar Obaid Al Mazroui died during a training exercise in the UAE, while the other soldier died in Yemen.

ABU DHABI // Two Emirati soldiers died on Saturday in separate incidents.

The General Headquarters of the Armed Forces announced on Saturday night that an Emirati serviceman was killed while taking part in the Saudi-led Arab Coalition’s Operation Restoring Hope in Yemen.

GHQ extended its sincere condolences to the family of the solider and prayed to Allah for his soul to rest in peace.

Earlier in the day another Emirati died during a routine training exercise in the UAE.

The General Command of the Armed Forces announced that First Corporal Obaid Jowhar Obaid Al Mazroui died during the exercise.

The General Command extended its sincere condolences to the soldier’s family and prayed to Allah for his soul to rest in peace and for his family to find solace.

*This story has been amended to correct the name of Obaid Jowhar Obaid Al Mazroui.

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Updated: February 4, 2017 04:00 AM

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