2 suspects killed as Riyadh police foil terror plot
This photo provided by the Ministry of Interior shows the bodies of two terror suspects after they were gunned down by police as they tried to escape with a security forces vehicle in Riyadh on Saturday.
JEDDAH: Saudi police foiled a “terrorist plot” in a pre-emptive operation on Saturday morning, killing two suspects during an armed confrontation at Al-Yasmine district in the north of Riyadh, the Ministry of Interior said.
A ministry spokesman said one of the fatalities has been positively identified as Taye’ Salem Al-Say’arai, one of nine persons wanted for involvement in the terrorist attack on the Emergency Forces mosque in Asir region last year.
The spokesman said the two terrorists tried to escape in a security patrol vehicle but were killed on the spot.
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