Senior Saudi prince killed in copter crash

By Rajive Singh

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Wreckage of helicopter carrying Deputy Governor found

RIYADH 7 November 2017: The Saudi Royal Court has announced the death of Prince Mansour bin Muqrin Al Saud, Deputy Governor of Asir Region.

The funeral prayer will be performed at Imam Turki bin Abdullah Mosque in Riyadh, reported the Saudi Press Agency, SPA, said Wam

Meanwhile, the wreckage of the helicopter carrying the Deputy Governor of the Asir region of Saudi Arabia, has been found, the Kingdom’s Interior Ministry said.

Prince Mansour and a number of officials boarded the helicopter on Sunday to tour a number of coastal projects west of Abha city, as part of the governor’s periodic inspection tours.

While returning that evening, contact with the helicopter was lost in the vicinity of the Reda Reserve, added SPA.