Bodies of two Emirati martyrs arrive in UAE

Bodies of two Emirati martyrs arrive in UAE

Special ceremony held to receive bodies of martyrs in presence of several senior officers

Abu Dhabi: The bodies of two Emirati martyrs Major Pilot Ali Saeed Saif Al Mesmari and First Lieutenant Pilot Bader Yahiya Mohammad Al Marashdeh have arrived in a UAE Air Force and Air Defence military aircraft at Al Bateen Executive Airport.

Senior military officers welcomed the martyrs’ bodies with a special ceremony at the airport on Wednesday.

Earlier, the General Command of the UAE Armed Forces announced the martyrdom of two Emirati soldiers after their plane crashed due to a technical failure in Yemen while carrying out their national duty as part of Operation Restoring Hope, being conducted by the Saudi-led Arab Coalition to back Yemen’s legitimate government