UAE president's brother dies in copter crash

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Dubai, June 3 (UNI) Sheikh Nasser bin Zayed Al Nahyan, brother of UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al Nahyan died when a helicopter carrying him and his colleagues crashed into the Arabian Gulf last night, it was officially announced today.

The official news agency WAM said his colleagues who were with him in the chopper were also killed. The Ministry of Presidential Affairs has announced three days official mourning.

No other details were given. Funeral prayers for Sheikh Nasser and his colleagues will be performed at the Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Mosque.

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