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Soldier Killed in Landmine Explosion in Asir - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive
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Abha-A Saudi soldier has died from his injuries after a landmine exploded near his patrol unit near the border region of Asir province.

Major General Mansour al-Turki, the security spokesman at the Interior Ministry, said the incident took place at 7 am local time on Sunday during a routine operation of a border patrol unit at the Maseel border post in Asir, according to SPA.

“A landmine exploded, resulting in the death of soldier Ati bin Mardad al-Jadaani,” Turki said.

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