2 UAE journalists injured in Yemen
The Abu Dhabi Media Company has announced that two correspondents of the Abu Dhabi TV channel sustained minor injuries when their positions were targeted in Aden on Tuesday.
In a statement, the company said correspondent Saleh Ali and photo journalist Yasser Adnan sustained minor injuries, and were now in a stable state of health. Both of them were part of the Arab coalition media coverage team, and have safely arrived home to receive more medical care.
Mohammed Al Mahmoud, Chairman and Managing Director of the Abu Dhabi Media Company, said the company is keen to ensure the safety of its staff, who are close to the battlefields in Yemen. "We are determined to maintain a professional line and exercise responsibilities towards the nation and society by conveying the truth and coverage of the achievements of the Arab coalition forces in Yemen," he said, adding, "We will continue to cover the role of the UAE armed forces within the Arab coalition forces, led by Saudi Arabia, to restore legitimacy to Yemen."
Al Mahmoud said, "Our technical crew will stay put to cover the latest developments and victories on the ground in line with the framework of the company's directives to keep the public posted about humanitarian and military operations there."
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