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2 murderers executed

Saudi Arabia executed two of its nationals yesterday after they were sentenced to death for separate murders, the Interior Ministry announced.
Marwan Al-Balawi was convicted of stabbing to death compatriot Saif Al-Wabsi during a dispute in Madinah, the Saudi Press Agency quoted an Interior Ministry statement as saying.
SPA also reported that the authorities have beheaded Hussein Al-Yami for having shot dead Hamad Al-Jaafar in the southwestern Najran province.
The executions bring to nine the number of people executed in the Kingdom so far this year.

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