2003 News Story

Three terrorists killed and two captured in incident in Jizan

The Ministry of Interior announced today that as a result of ongoing investigations in pursuit of a number of wanted terrorists, information was received that some of them were residing in an apartment at the King Fahd Housing Complex in the city of Jizan. They were planning acts of terrorism, and were in possession of machine guns and hand grenades. This morning, security forces surrounded the location and asked the suspects to surrender. The terrorists then opened fire, resulting in the death of one security officer and injuries to four others. Eventually two of the terrorists surrendered. Three terrorists were killed in the incident. Details will be announced as soon as possible.