Bodies of UAE military personnel killed in Somalia arrive home

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ABU DHABI, UAE - The bodies of three UAE military personnel arrived in Abu Dhabi on Sunday after they were killed in a "terrorist attack" in Somalia while training Somali forces, the defense ministry of the United Arab Emirates said.

The ministry also said in its statement posted on X that a fourth member of the UAE military who had been injured in Saturday's attack died on arrival in the UAE.

It said a member of the Bahrain Defence Force was also killed in the attack.

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