JEDDAH: Saudi security men shot dead a Saudi national accused of carrying out a number of terrorist crimes after he opened fire on them on Monday evening.
State security authorities were monitoring Abdullah bin Mirza Ali Al-Qalaf, according to an official source.
The official said Al-Qalaf was found near a farm between the towns of Awamiyah and Qudayh in a silver Hyundai Sonata car bearing a false license plate.
The operation occurred during security monitoring and surveillance of terrorist elements in the town of Awamiyah in Qatif province, the source said.
Al-Qalaf refused to comply when security personnel tried to arrest him and he opened fire. Security officials were required to deal with him accordingly to neutralize the situation, and Al-Qalaf was killed. No bystanders or security personnel were injured.
Saudi security found the following weapons in his car:
1. Kalashnikov submachine gun.
2. 9mm glock pistol caliber
3. 94 machine guns.
4. 14 pistol rounds.
5. Anti-flash gear.
6. Equipment holder.
7. Military suit.
8. Four face masks.
The head of the State Security has confirmed that they will continue to follow these criminal elements and will deter and prevent anyone who breaches security with such terrorist activities.