WAM has reported the declaration of the four brave men as martyrs, namely Captain Ahmad Khalifa Al Balushi, 1st Lieutenant Pilot Jasem Saleh Al Zaabi, Muhammad Sa'id Al-Hassani and Samir Muhammad Murad Abu Bakr.
WAM tweeted this on Saturday, 2:42 pm confirming the arrival of the bodies back home to the UAE.
The bodies of the soldiers were returned to Abu Dhabi on Saturday in a special military procession, and many came out to show respect to the martyred soldiers.
A funeral prayer was held for 1st Lieutenant Pilot Jassem Saleh Al Zaabi in Ras Al Khaimah.
وصول جثامين #شهداء_الإمارات إلى أرض الوطن على متن طائرة عسكرية تابعة للقوات الجوية والدفاع الجوي.https://t.co/t8ga5uLzU8#وام pic.twitter.com/tOcpXVdnqL— وكالة أنباء الإمارات (@wamnews) August 12, 2017