2005 News Story

Four suspected terrorists killed in desert shootout

The Ministry of Interior has reported that security forceshave killed four terrorist suspects in a shootout in the Nafud Al-Thoweirat desert, 90 km north of Al-Zulfi.  Three security officers were slightly injured in the encounter.  Explosives, weapons and ammunition, and documents were found at the scene.  The incident is still under investigation.


Three of the suspects were identified as Mohammed Abdulrahman Mohammed Al-Faraj, Mishaal Obaid Abdullah Al-Hasri, and Omar Abdullah Saad Al-Raed Al-Qahtani.  The identity of the fourth terrorist is still under investigation.