2005 News Story

Terrorist hideout uncovered in Al-Kharj

The Ministry of Interior has reported that security forces uncovered yesterday a terrorist hideout in a residential neighborhood of Al-Kharj in Riyadh Province. The hideout had been used for the manufacture of weapons, and used as storage for dangerous materials in a primitive way indifferent to the safety of the people in the area. The discovery was made as a result of a routine pursuit of individuals of the deviant group and the recent arrest of a number of suspects.

Seized by the security forces were a quantity of pipe bombs, plus laboratory equipment and various acids and chemicals, including 275 pounds of ammonium nitrate.