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Yemen crisis: UAE soldiers killed by blast at camp – BBC News

Yemen crisis: UAE soldiers killed by blast at camp – BBC News

Forty-five soldiers from the United Arab Emirates have been killed in Yemen while fighting Houthi rebels as part of a Saudi-led coalition, the UAE says.

Foreign Minister Anwar Gargash said they had died when a rebel missile struck an ammunition depot.

On his official Twitter feed, he said the “cowardly attack will not deter us”.

Source: Yemen crisis: UAE soldiers killed by blast at camp – BBC News