JEDDAH, 13th July, 2016 (WAM) — A Saudi soldier has been martyred in a land mine explosion in the kingdom’s southern border with Yemen, according to the Saudi Press Agency, who quoted a spokesman at the Interior Ministry.

The soldier, identified as Hasan bin Husain bin Ahmed Al-Qaisai, a member of the Afwaj Security Forces, was carrying out his mission in support of a Border Guard patrol in the governorate of Aridhah, Jazan region, when he was hit by the explosion.