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Two UAE air force pilots martyred in Yemen

Two UAE air force pilots martyred in Yemen

Abu Dhabi - They died in the line of duty while carrying out their mission in Yemen.



By Wam

Published: Tue 17 Oct 2017, 7:50 PM

Last updated: Wed 18 Oct 2017, 6:28 PM

UAE Armed Forces has announced the martyrdom of two Air Force pilots.
The pilots have been identified as Ali Al Mesmari and Badr Al Marashdeh. They died in the line of duty while carrying out their mission in Yemen.
The General Command of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces extended its condolences to the families of the killed air servicemen.

Since March 2015, a Saudi-led military coalition has been fighting the Houthi rebels in Yemen.
The UAE is one of the nine Arab states to support Yemen's internationally recognised government of President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi.




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