Officials offer condolences to families of martyred servicemen

June 10, 2011

Assistant Minister of the Interior for Security Affairs Prince Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz yesterday conveyed the condolences of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz, and Deputy Prime Minister Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz for the death of Sgt. Barak bin Ali Al-Harthi, who was killed Tuesday night on the border between Najran Province and Yemen while pursuing an infiltrator. Visiting Bisha in the southern part of the Kingdom, Prince Mohammed extended the sorrow and sympathy of the Saudi leadership to the family of Al-Harthi. For his part, the father of Al-Harthi thanked the Saudi leadership for their gesture and vowed that all his sons will be ready to defend the nation.

Prince Mohammed also paid a visit yesterday evening to Sgt. Abboud bin Faleh Al-Aklabi, who is recovering at Riyadh Security Forces hospital after being wounded in the border incident. The Assistant Interior Minister thanked Al-Aklabi for his service and wished him a speedy recovery.

Meanwhile, Najran Governor Prince Mishaal bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz conveyed the condolences of the Saudi leadership to the family of Col. Abduljalil bin Sharea Al-Otaibi, the third victim in Tuesday’s clash, at his family’s home in Riyadh last night. Al-Otaibi’s family expressed appreciation for the gesture and described his martyrdom as an honor and a duty towards religion, King and nation.

« Return