Four Saudi officers killed at security checkpoint
Four Saudi officers were shot dead and four others wounded yesterday when their check post came under gunfire in southern Asir province, the country's interior ministry said.
Three officers were instantly killed when the outpost came under attack, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
Local authorities apprehended two suspects and a third opened fire as he tried to escape, killing the fourth officer.
Saudi's Interior Ministry spokesperson said that the attackers were identified and two Saudis were arrested, without giving further details.