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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.

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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