2005 News Story

Death of innocent woman in Jeddah incident where suspect arrested

The Ministry of Interior has reported that early this morning, security forces identified a wanted suspect at a residential building in the Al-Rabwa district of Jeddah. Following intensive shooting, the security officers attacked, and arrested the suspect, who was injured. Two of the people with him were also arrested, and a third killed in the firefight. Thirteen security officers were wounded in the incident, as were a citizen and his wife, who unfortunately later died from her injuries.

Head of the Jeddah Governorate Prince Mishaal bin Majed bin Abdulaziz visited the injured at King Fahd Hospital, and praised the security officers, who, he said, are committed to serving their religion and their homeland.