The bodies of six UAE martyrs arrived at Al Bateen Airport in Abu Dhabi aboard a UAE Air Force plane on Saturday.
The bodies of six UAE martyrs arrived at Al Bateen Airport in Abu Dhabi aboard a UAE Air Force plane on Saturday. Image Credit: WAM

ABU DHABI:

The bodies of six UAE martyrs arrived at Al Bateen Airport in Abu Dhabi aboard a UAE Air Force plane on Saturday.

The martyrs are Captain Saeed Ahmed Rashid Al Mansouri; Warrant Officer Ali Abdullah Ahmed Al Dhanhani; Warrant Officer Zayed Musllam Suhail Al Amri; Warrant Officer Saleh Hassan Saleh bin Amro; Warrant Officer Nasser Mohamed Hamad Al Kaabi, and Sergeant Saif Dhawi Rashid Al Tunaiji.

Several senior Armed Forces officers received the bodies at the airport, where a special military ceremony was organised to mark the return of the bodies.

The General Headquarters, GHQ, of the UAE Armed Forces had earlier mourned the martyrdom of the six Emirati servicemen in a vehicle collision while performing their national duty during operations in the field.

Saif bin Zayed condoles martyrs' families

In Al Ain, Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, on Saturday offered his condolences to the families of Emirati martyrs Nasser Mohamed Hamad Al Kaabi, and Saeed Ahmed Rashid Al Mansouri who died while performing their national duty.

While visiting their mourning Majlis in Al Faw'a and Manazef districts here in Al Ain, Sheikh Saif expressed his heartfelt condolences to the families of the martyrs, and prayed to Allah Almighty to rest their souls in Paradise.

Armed Forces Chief of Staff condoles martyrs' families

Lt. General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces, accompanied by a number of Armed Forces senior officials, has offered his condolences to the families of Emirati martyrs Nasser Mohamed Hamad Al Kaabi, and Saeed Ahmed Rashid Al Mansouri who died while performing their national duty.

While visiting their mourning Majlis in Al Faw'a and Manazef districts in Al Ain, Al Rumaithi expressed his heartfelt condolences to the families of the martyrs, and prayed to Allah Almighty to rest the martyrs' souls in Paradise.