2004 News Story

Security forces kill three suspects in shootout near Jeddah

The Interior Ministry has reported that about 9 p.m. yesterday evening security forces, following up information received from an investigation, surrounded a location in the Al-Safa district in the area of Jeddah in Makkah Province, where a number of wanted persons were hiding. The suspects opened fire, using various weapons against the security forces. As a result, three of the suspects were killed and one was arrested. One of the security officers was slightly injured.