Saudi deputy governor killed in helicopter crash near Yemen

By REUTERS
November 5, 2017 23:24

 
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RIYADH, November 5 - The deputy governor of Saudi Arabia's southern Asir province and several colleagues were killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday, Saudi state TV Ekhbariya reported.



Local newspaper Okaz reported the helicopter went down while the officials were taking a tour of an area near the coast in Asir, which borders Yemen.

The reports did not elaborate on the cause of the crash.

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