2005 News Story

Remains of terrorist identified, and vehicles used in attacks

The Ministry of Interior announced today that, through DNA tests, the remains of the third terrorist who took part in the attack on the Ministry of Interior in Riyadh on December 29, 2004, had been identified as Ismail Ali Mohammed Al-Khuzeim.  Al-Khuzeim was involved in the gathering of information, kidnapping and murder of foreign residents in Saudi Arabia.

The Interior Ministry also identified the vehicles used in the December 29 attacks:  a 1989 GMC Suburban loaded with 1.5 tons [3,300 pounds] of explosives was used outside the Ministry of Interior and a 1982 GMC Suburban loaded with 1.3 tons [2,800 pounds] of explosives was used in the attack at the headquarters of the Special Emergency Forces.