Major General Fahd bin Turki bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, a senior commander of the General Staff of Saudi Arabia's Armed Forces, was killed during a mission in Northwestern Yemen, sources disclosed on Tuesday.
The Saudi major general was killed, while he was on a mission in Al Majda village in Quatabir district of the Sadah governorate in Northwestern Yemen on Saturday, a member of his entourage during the visit to Majda, who asked to remain unnamed, told an FNA correspondent in Riyadh on Tuesday.
The source added that two other senior officers accompanying General Fahd were also killed during the attack.
According to the source, Saudi princes have been visiting General Turki bin Abdulaziz's palace since Sunday to express their condolences to his bereaved family.
The slain General was the grandson of King bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.