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EXCLUSIVE: Senior army commander (major general) killed in Yemeni attack: Saudi Arabia

23 August 2015 22:53

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Saudi Arabia has confirmed that a senior army commander has been killed in Yemeni attack on the kingdom’s southern border regions.

The commander of the Saudi eighteenth army brigade, Major General Abdul Rahman bin Saad al-Shahrani, was critically injured in an attack by Yemeni forces while inspecting military deployments along the kingdom’s southern border regions, Saudi Arabian armed forces announced in a statement released by the official Saudi Press Agency on Sunday.

Sharani died after being transferred to hospital for treatment.

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