RIYADH, Dec 29 (KUNA) — Saudi Arabia on Sunday announced the killing of two terrorists and the arrest of a third during a security operation that took place in the eastern city of Dammam a few days ago.
“As a result of the follow-up of terrorist activities, the competent authority in the presidency had what indicates that there are arrangements to carry out an imminent terrorist operation in which the terrorist elements in charge of the operation use a vehicle they are preparing with explosives,” the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) quoted an official spokesman for the Saudi State Security Presidency as saying.
The spokesman noted that the authorities were able to monitor the presence of the vehicle and is being led by two terrorists on King Saud Street in the city of Dammam last Wednesday morning.
“When they were asked to surrender themselves, they started shooting at the security men and fortified one of the buildings, which required dealing with them, as required by the situation, to neutralize their danger, which resulted in their killing,” he added.
He pointed out that a material weighing five kilograms was seized inside the car prepared for the operation and the results of the preliminary technical examinations of that material indicated that it was made of high explosive (RDX) in addition to seizing a machine gun, two pistols, live ammunition and a sum of money