Report: Two Saudi troops killed on Yemen border

Published November 14th, 2009 - 10:47 GMT

Two Saudi troops have been killed and five injured in clashes with Yemeni rebel "infiltrators" on the Saudi-Yemen border, the London-based Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper reported on Saturday. Medical sources at Samtah hospital in the town of Jizan told the daily that the bodies of two Saudi troops had been received on Friday while five injured soldiers were admitted, one in serious condition.


The newspaper, citing medical sources, named the victims as Ahmed bin Saeed al-Amri and Abdullah Kalandar al-Abdalli. Saudi military sources had confirmed the injuries and deaths were caused during an attack by "infiltrators" from Yemen in the mountainous Jebel al-Dukhan region on the Saudi-Yemeni border, Asharq Al-Awsat added.


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