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UAE and Bahrain soldiers killed

4 Sep, 2015

Forty-five soldiers from the United Arab Emirates’ armed forces and five soldiers from Bahrain are killed during a Saudi-led military operation. The campaign targeted Yemen’s Houthi rebels. Since the fighting began this is the deadliest day for Gulf forces. Yemeni security officials:

The UAE troops are killed when a Houthi missile hits a weapons storage depot near their position in the province of Maarib, about 120km east of the capital Sanaa.

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