Yemen: Saudi prince promises free Bentleys to bomber pilots who killed 1,000 – Orlando Crowcroft , Anas Alajlan

A billionaire Saudi Arabian prince promised to give each of the 100 fighter pilots that took part in Riyadh’s latest air strikes in Yemen a brand new Bentley.

Prince Alaweed bin Talal – who owns one of Saudi Arabia’s largest companies, Kingdom Holdings, and owns a $300m stake in Twitter – made his promise on social media but has since deleted the Tweet.

“I congratulate our wise leaders on the victory of Operation Decisive Storm and the beginning of Operation Restoring Hope,” bin Talal appeared to tweet Tuesday, following the announcement of a new phase in the Saudi-led campaign in Yemen.

“To recognise the one hundred participating Saudi pilots I am pleased to present them with 100 Bentley cars,” he said.

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