Saudi Arabia Reveals Details of Terror Raid in Dammam

      Published on Thursday, 2 January , 2020      658 Views     
Saudi Arabia Reveals Details of Terror Raid in Dammam

  • Saudi News

The Presidency of State Security in Saudi Arabia revealed on Sunday the details of the security raid carried out in Dammam on Wednesday that led to the thwarting of a terrorist plot.




A spokesman for the Presidency of State Security said the raid was launched after authorities collected sufficient information about an imminent terrorist operation.

Security forces monitored a Ford vehicle that was being driven by two terrorists in Dammam city on Wednesday. When asked to surrender, they opened fire at the security forces and a shootout ensued.

The fugitives fortified themselves at a nearby building, demanding the security forces to neutralize their threat, continued the spokesman.

The terrorists, identified as Saudis Ahmed Abdullah Saeed Suweid and Abdullah Hussein Saeed al-Nimr, were killed in the operation. The security forces have since arrested a third suspect, whose identity was not disclosed.

Security forces seized five kilograms of explosives in the fugitives’ vehicle. They also confiscated various fire arms and live ammunition.



The Presidency of State Security vowed that it will continue its crackdown against criminals that are seeking to undermine the security and stability of the nation and its residents at the behest of foreign enemies.


Category Saudi News | 2020/01/02 latest update at 12:45 PM
Source : Aawsat | Photocredit : Google
659 Views
Comments Add comment



Gulf Media

Related Articles

The editorial staff of Saudi Arabia Today would like to give all of its readers from Gulf and Saudi Arabia and the whole world the opportunity to participate actively in the development of the website! If you have something interesting, fun, scandalous - just something worth to be seen from more people. Capture it and share it in the Saudi Arabia Today with a short text.

Do you have information you want to reach our readers?

Send article/s

You can subscribe to our Facebook, Twitter and Google pages or use our RSS feed channel to always read the most important news about Saudi Arabia, the Gulf and the world.


Sponsored Publications