Terrorists kill security officer in Awamiyah

Terrorists kill security officer in Awamiyah
1 / 2
Terrorists kill security officer in Awamiyah
2 / 2
Updated 30 April 2015

Terrorists kill security officer in Awamiyah

Terrorists kill security officer in Awamiyah

A security officer was killed and three of his colleagues injured in a gunbattle with terrorists during government raids in Awamiyah in the Eastern Province on Sunday, the Interior Ministry said on Monday.
Cpl. Majed Al-Qahtani was critically wounded and died in a local hospital.
Three other security officers, a citizen and expatriate were injured in the incident, said Mansour Al-Turki, spokesman of the Interior Ministry, in a statement.
During the raids on various locations, the police arrested four Saudi suspects and seized a large cache of weapons, ammunition and communication devices. Al-Turki said the officers came under heavy fire as they moved between buildings during the operation.
The injured are in a stable condition. Investigations are under way, he said.
Bahrain, meanwhile, slammed those responsible for killing the officer in Awamiyah, according to a report by the Saudi Press Agency.
It said Bahrain supports the Kingdom's fight against terrorists and criminals, to secure the country.
Bahrain extended its condolences to the family of the officer who died, and wished the injured a speedy recovery.