Saudi prince killed in helicopter crash near Yemen border, says state TV
A helicopter carrying a number of officials is believed to have crashed after it disappeared from radar in the Asir Region in southwest Saudi Arabia, local officials say. Only few details were immediately available.
The incident happened late on Sunday afternoon local time when the aircraft disappeared from radar over the kingdom’s Asir Region. The aircraft was carrying a number of regional officials, including Prince Mansour bin Muqrin, the deputy governor of the Assir region.
#BREAKING Saudi prince killed in helicopter crash near Yemen border, says state TV
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