Sunday, January 08, 2006

Saudi Arabia: Two Suspected Al-Qaeda Militants Caught

Asharq Alawsat Newspaper (English)

Riyadh, Asharq Al-Awsat- The Saudi security services arrested on Thursday two Saudis suspected of having connections with the armed terrorists inside the country during a security search campaign in Al-Naqa neighborhood, Unayzah Governorate, Al-Qasim, northeast of Riyadh.

According to Interior Ministry Spokesman Major General Mansour al-Turki's statement to "Asharq al-Awsat", the security authorities stopped the two suspects during a security campaign they carried out in Unayzah Governorate yesterday.

This operation came eight days after Abd-al-Rahman al-Mut'ib and Muhammad al-Suwaylimi, who were on the list of 36 wanted persons, were killed after they had opened fire at random at five security men in Al-Qasim, killing them all.

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