2005 News Story

Militant on wanted list killed in raid in Riyadh

The Ministry of Interior has reported that early today security forces shot and killed Abdulrahman Mohammad Yazji, a Saudi national who was #24 on the list of most wanted militants issued in December 2003. The suspect was located around 9 a.m. local time by security officers who had members of the deviant group under surveillance. He was hiding out at a residential location in the Al-Sinayah industrial area in the city of Riyadh, and opened fire on the security officers. In the firefight, he was shot dead, and an associate with him was wounded and arrested.