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Sources: Saudi prince’s helicopter was targeted by Bin Salman

Prince Miqrin is seen carrying his son's corpse during his funeral on 07 November 2017. Prince Mansour was killed along with seven officials after their helicopter crashed on 5 November 2017 [SPA]
Prince Miqrin is seen carrying his son's corpse during his funeral on 07 November 2017. Prince Mansour was killed along with seven officials after their helicopter crashed on 5 November 2017 [SPA]

The helicopter carrying Saudi Prince Mansour Bin Muqrin and seven other people was deliberately targeted by state forces because it is believed Bin Muqrin opposed Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman’s succession to the throne, informed sources told the New Khaleej.

According to the sources, Bin Muqrin had recently sent a letter to some 1,000 princes urging them to step away from support for Bin Salman’s succession to the throne, pointing out that the youth must take action.

The sources claim the attack sends a clear message to others within the royal family that Bin Salman will stop at nothing to silence his critics and those who oppose him.

Read: Is Saudi’s Bin Salman tackling corruption or making money?

On Sunday evening, Saudi media reported that Saudi Prince Mansour Bin Muqrin and seven other people, including senior government officials and a mayor, were killed in a helicopter crashAl Arabiya news site released a video of the moments before the Prince’s death as he was heading to the helicopter.

The incident came less than a day after authorities arrested 11 princes and 40 former ministers and senior officials, most notably Head of the National Guard Prince Miteb Bin Abdullah and billionaire Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal for alleged involvement in corruption.

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  • Kamor Lawal

    The evil that men do will always live after them. Whoever is behind this crash will be punished by Allah.

    • Kaminoyona

      Punished by an imaginary being?

      so silly.

      • Kamor Lawal

        An Atheist would think it is silly, I am a believer and every believer would understand my statement.

        • meir

          You are an idiot..

          • Kamor Lawal

            Calling me an idiot is uncalled for. Opinions must be different and by the way, I was never trained to abuse individuals on issues. Thank you.

  • Sonny Zeitgeist

    Conspiracy.

  • murtazabhai008@gmail.com

    Wahabism is the way to terrorism. World’s largest terrorism are funded by Saudi Kuwait and all wahabi dominated countries. Wahabis are the worst human on earth. They are spreading wahabism in other countries through the preaching of wahabism in their madresa and wahabi mosque; so that both in future can transform into terror camp. The world should stop this wahabi movement. Terrorism is a life time business for USA and SAUDI ARABIA.

    • TRAVELLER OF THE DARK NIGHT

      Bori pigs must be eliminated like unwanted pests

  • Peesing

    This story is not documented. The New Khaleej does not event publish what is claimed here.

  • Mahmud Adeniyi

    the rooster has finally come home to kill its own .If they like let them wipe off each other ! What goes round always comes around they live flamboyant life , they eliminate the common people , imprison the scholars who speaks the truth, they spill the blood other Muslims doing the wish of the zionist.