Saudi prince Abdul Aziz bin Fahd dies at 44

Riyadh: Another Saudi prince passed away hours after the death of Mansour Bin Muqrin.

Former FBI special agent Ali H. Soufan has confirmed the death of Prince Aziz, youngest son of King Fahd, The Duran reported.

He tweeted, “Abdul Aziz is confirmed dead. He was 44 years old. Earlier, Mansour son of the former crown prince Muqrin was also declared dead”. However, he did not give the reason for the death.

According to the report published in India Today, few reports claimed that Mr. Aziz killed during a gunfight while he was allegedly resisting the arrest.

It may be mentioned that earlier, Prince Mansour bin Muqrin was killed along with seven officials in a helicopter crash near the country’s border with Yemen.

Eight people were on board the helicopter and none are believed to have survived the crash, the local media reported.

They were reportedly taking a helicopter tour of development projects near the coast.

This comes after 11 princes including prominent billionaire investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal and dozens of current and former ministers were arrested in Saudi Arabia on Saturday a night after the formation of an anti-corruption committee by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud.