2006 News Story

Interior Ministry confirms deaths of two Saudi Guantanamo detainees

The Ministry of Interior said today that Saudi authorities have been notified of the deaths of two Saudi citizens at the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay. They have been identified as Manie bin Shaman bin Turki Al-Habardi Al-Otaibi and Yasser Talal Abdullah Yahya Al-Zahrani.

A Ministry spokesman said that official contacts and procedures have been initiated to repatriate the bodies of the two men.