Prince Mansour bin Muqrin, deputy governor of the Asir province was killed today when the helicopter he was traveling in crashed near Saudi Arabia’s southern border with Yemen.

Al-Ekhbariya, a state television channel, reported that the helicopter was carrying several officials on board, but did not reveal the cause of the crash.

More details to follow. 


Written by Eli Ridder

Eli Ridder is a journalism student at the University of Guelph-Humber and a senior correspondent for multiple independent publications including, but not limited to, The Anon Journal, Berning Media Network and the Ribbon. Find out more at

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