UAE loses another soldier in Saudi-led Operation Hope

UAE loses another soldier in Saudi-led Operation Hope

Abu Dhabi - This is the 7th UAE soldier to have sacrificed his life while participating in the operation.



By WAM

Published: Wed 12 Aug 2015, 4:20 PM

Last updated: Thu 13 Aug 2015, 1:31 PM

The General Headquarters of the UAE Armed Forces on Wednesday announced in a statement the death of one of its soldiers, Corporal Abdul Rahman Ibrahim Eissa Al Baloushi, when the car he was in overturned in Saudi Arabia.

Corporal Abdul Rahman was taking part in Operation Restore Hope, led by Saudi Arabia.

This is the seventh UAE soldier to have sacrificed his life while participating in the operation.
Earlier this week, the GHQ announced the death of three of its soldiers deployed in Yemen.

The martyrs were First Corporal Juma Jawhar Juma Al Hammadi, First Corporal Khalid Mohammed Abdullah Al Shehhi and First Corporal Fahim Saeed Ahmed Al Habsi (read here).
Late last month, UAE announced the death of Seif Youssef Ahmed Al Falasi, who had died on duty (read story).

This was barely four days after the death of Lieutenant Abdul Aziz Sarhan Saleh Al Ka'abi, who had died in Yemen.

In June, non-commissioned officer Hazim Obaid Al Ali, 40, had died in exercises in Saudi Arabia (read report).


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