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Thursday , September 19 2019

Saudi security checkpoint targeted with guns and explosives

DUBAI: Four attackers targeted a security checkpoint with guns and explosives in eastern Saudi Arabia as they tried to flee the country, leading to the death of two and the arrest of two others, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television said on Sunday.

The broadcaster, citing its correspondent, said the incident occurred at Abu Hadriyah, a highway connecting the Kingdom’s Eastern Province with neighbouring Bahrain and Kuwait. It reported two injuries among the security forces.

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The oil-producing province is a flashpoint between the Sunni Muslim government and the Shi’ite minority, which complains of discrimination and repression. (RTRS)

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