2003 News Story

Identities of Riyadh bombing perpetrators released

The Ministry of Interior announced today that twelve of the perpetrators of the terrorist bombings in Riyadh last month have been identified, by means of intensive investigations including DNA samples taken from the remains of the terrorists and compared with that of their relatives.  The terrorists have been identified as:

Investigations are still in progress to identify the others.

The Ministry of Interior statement also disclosed that Saudi security personnel had discovered large quantities of the powerful explosive RDX in a house in Al-Kharj.  The 128.4 kilograms (282.5 pounds) of RDX, in 132 blocks, were discovered in two suitcases.  Investigations and data collection are still in progress.  Any further findings will be disclosed in due time, the statement concluded.