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Saudi Press Agency

Security Spokesman of Interior Ministry Announced Killing of Two Terrorists, Arresting Four, and Confiscating Explosives, Arms and Ammunition During a Raid on A Farm in Qatif Province

Saudi Press Agency

Wednesday 1438/7/1 - 2017/03/29

Riyadh, Rajab 1, 1438, Mar 29, 2017, SPA -- The Ministry of Interior today announced the killing of two terrorists, arresting of four, and confiscating explosives, arms and ammunition during a raid on farm in Qatif province early yesterday, with no fatalities or injuries among security personnel or citizens.

The Security Spokesman of the Interior Ministry stated that, at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday 29/6/1438H, the security authorities raided a farm which was used for planning and preparing terrorist acts in the north of Awwamiyya Town in Qatif Province. When the security forces dealt with the situation, they were fired at from a neighboring farm. The security forces immediately dealt with the source of fire, neutralized it and implemented the task successfully. The battle resulted in the following:

First: Killing Mohammed Tahir Mohammed Al-Nemer and Meqdad Mohammed Hassan Al-Nemer who opened fire towards the security forces.

Second: Arresting Abdurrahman Fadhel Abdullah Al-Abdulaal, Mohammed Jafaar Abdullah Al-Abdulaal, Jafaar Mohammed Al-Farraj and Wasfi Ali Maki Al-Qarus, all Saudis with previous terrorist and criminal precedents. No injuries among the security personnel or citizens.

Third: Inspection conducted of the farm, resulted in confiscating 143 gallons of acid material, a quantity of material used in manufacturing explosives, a gallon of potassium, three stores of machine guns, 71 bullets of live ammunition and a black mask.

18:38 LOCAL TIME 15:38 GMT

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