2004 News Story

One terrorist killed, another wounded in clash with security forces in Riyadh

The Ministry of Interior has reported that a wanted man from the deviant group was killed and another wounded in a clash with Saudi security force in Riyadh Tuesday evening.  One security officer was slightly injured and an unidentified bystander killed during the firefight. 

The Ministry of Interior reported that the terrorists opened fire on security forces using grenades and automatic weapons as the officers approached their vehicle.  The security forces returned fire, killing the driver and wounding the passenger.  A search of the suspect’s vehicle uncovered weapons, including explosives, fake documents, and cash.  The incident is being followed up by the security bodies.