Emerging report indicates that the Deputy Governor of Saudi Arabia’s Southern Asir Province, Prince Mansour Bin Muqrin, and several colleagues, were killed in a helicopter crash, on Sunday night.
The helicopter containing Prince Mansour bin Muqrin, crashed while the officials were taking a tour of an area near the coast in Asir, which borders Yemen.
The cause of the crash was still unknown, as at the time of filing in this report.

The Saudi-owned satellite news channel, Al-Arabiya, based in Dubai, reported that the crash killed Prince Mansour bin Muqrin, and seven others.

The crash comes as a Saudi-led coalition accused Yemen’s Houthi militia of a “dangerous escalation” with Saudi Air Defence Forces had intercepted a ballistic missile fired by the group towards the capital, Riyadh, the previous day.
“The Houthis’ dangerous escalation came because of Iranian support”, said the coalition Spokesman, Colonel Turki Al-Maliki, in a Press Conference, also televised by Ekhbariya.

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