Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry: 4 officers dead, 4 injured in shooting incident in Asir province

Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry: 4 officers dead, 4 injured in shooting incident in Asir province
Four Saudi policemen were killed when a checkpoint in Asir province was attacked. (AP/File)
Updated 20 April 2018

Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry: 4 officers dead, 4 injured in shooting incident in Asir province

Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry: 4 officers dead, 4 injured in shooting incident in Asir province

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry said that four police officers were martyred during an attack on a police check point in Asir province, in the southwest of the Kingdom. The police reported that four more officers were injured in the clashes that followed the attack.

The ministry added that police units chased the attackers, and captured 2 of them and a third was killed in the fire exchange that followed. The ministry also announced that all those involved in the attack are Saudi Arabian nationals.