Four killed in failed terrorist attack on interior ministry building north of Riyadh

 

 


April 21, 2019

 


Saudi security foiled a terrorist attack on an interior ministry building in Zulfi, north of Riyadh. (AP file photo)

 

Four heavily armed attackers were killed in a failed terrorist attack on an interior ministry building in Zulfi, north of Riyadh, Al-Arabiya TV said.

Videos circulating on social media show the dead armed with machine guns, bombs and Molotov cocktails.

The suspects who were on board a car tried to crash through the main entrance of the General Directorate of Investigation’s Center in Riyadh, but were intercepted by security and prevented the vehicle from gaining access into the compound.

An ensuing firefight resulted in the death of the attackers Al-Arabiya added.

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