Abu Dhabi: The body of martyred serviceman First Corporal Tariq Hussein Hassan Al Baloushi arrived at Al Bateen Airport in Abu Dhabi aboard a UAE military plane on Thursday.

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

The General Command of the UAE Armed Forces on Wednesday announced that Al Baloushi was killed while carrying out his duties as part of the Saudi-led Arab Coalition’s ‘Operation Decisive Storm’’ and “Operation Restoring Hope”, extending heartfelt condolences to the martyr’s family.