A Saudi military Black Hawk helicopter has crashed in Yemen, leaving at least 12 servicemen dead.

 

 

According to Al-Ikhbariya TV-channel, the crash took place in the Marib province during a combat mission. The casualties include four officers and eight non-commissioned officers.

 

Saudi Press Agency said the cause of the crash has not yet been established.

 

Some reports suggest that the aircraft was shot down accidentally.

 

 

 

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