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12 soldiers dead as Saudi helicopter goes down in Yemen

AFP  |  Riyadh 

Twelve Saudi soldiers, including four officers, were killed today when their helicopter went down in Yemen, the Arab coalition fighting Yemeni rebels said in a statement.

The Saudi Black Hawk "fell during operations in the province of Marib" east of Sanaa, the coalition said in a statement carried by SPA state agency, without clarifying the cause.

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First Published: Tue, April 18 2017. 20:58 IST