Saudi Prince Mansour bin Muqrin was killed in a helicopter crash. It is reported by Al Arabia, citing sources.
He was the Deputy Governor of Asir province. Onboard the helicopter there were also other officials in the region.
Mansour bin Muqrin is the son of former crown Prince Mukrin bin Abdulaziz and the grandson of king Abdulaziz. He also was an adviser at the court of the crown Prince of Saudi Arabia.
Father Mansour bin Mukrin was the crown Prince before the change of law on succession to the throne in 2015.
Today, November 5 in the morning in Saudi Arabia on charges of corruption arrested 11 princes, four of the 34 Ministers and ex-Minister.
The detention took place in accordance with a new anti-corruption Committee, headed by crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, whose ascent to the throne is expected next year.
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