2004 News Story

Three terrorists killed, one captured in attack in Yanbu

The Interior Ministry has announced that at 7:00 am [4:00 am GMT] today four men attempted to enter a building of a Saudi contractor in Yanbu and began firing at random on Saudis and foreigners.  Security forces pursued the assailants who took refuge in a residential area and hijacked a number of vehicles.  The statement added that three of gunmen were killed and a fourth was wounded and captured.  A number of citizens and residents were killed or wounded in the incident.  Details will be announced later.

[Press release by Prince Bandar