Two wanted were killed after refusing to surrender when confronted in Dammam, one other arrested

The official spokesman of the Presidency of State Security stated that, as a result of the follow-up of terrorist activities, the competent authority in the Presidency has been provided with indicators that there are arrangements for an imminent terrorist operation, in which terrorist elements in charge of the operation use a vehicle being equipped with explosives, as exerted efforts were able to monitor the vehicle, a “Ford”, driven by two terrorists in King Saud Street in the city of Dammam on Wednesday morning, 4/28/1441 AH, and when requested to surrender themselves, they started shooting at the security men and held up in a building, which required dealing with them according to the situation to neutralize the danger, which resulted in their killing.

The two wanted men, Ahmad Abdullah Saeed Suwaid and Abdullah Hussein Saeed Al Nimer, were Saudis. The security operation resulted in the arrest of a third element whose name cannot be disclosed as the investigation requires at the present time, and the seizing, in the vehicle, of 5 kilograms of highly explosive RDX substance prepared for the operation, in addition to seizing a machine gun, two pistols, live ammunition, and a sum of money.

The Presidency of the State Security confirms that it continues to pursue and track criminal elements who seek to undermine the security and stability of the homeland and its citizens and residents, in response to the dictates of external enemies, stressing that they will not be able to achieve what they seek and plan.

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