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Saudi soldier killed by cross-border fire from Yemen

RIYADH, Oct 7 (KUNA) -- A Saudi soldier has been killed in Jazan region, south of the Kingdom, by military shells fired across the border from Yemen, the Interior Ministry said on Wednesday.
In a statement relayed by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), a security spokesman said that a border guard checkpoint in Al-Tawal section was hit by the military shells.
Private first class, Ahmad Shebli, was "martyred", added the spokesman.
Saudi Arabia has been leading an Arab coalition in the fight against Houthis and their allies with the objective of restoring the legitimate government, and achieve peace and security in Yemen. (end) ad.msa