Saudi security forces kill '\'wanted terrorist'\' during clash in Riyadh
Two suspected extremists were killed and another arrested in violent clashes Monday with Saudi security forces. The clashes took place in a residential quarter in the south-west of Riyadh, residents in the area told a foreign news agency.
SPA reported one man was killed in the clash. He was identified as Ibrahim bin Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Rayyis, who was among the persons wanted by the Saudi authorities and whose names were published on Sunday.
According to locals, security forces stormed into a house Monday morning, where they searched for armed suspects they believed were hiding there. The house, located in the Al-Suwaidi quarter, was raided and followed by an intense exchange of fire, a witness was quoted as saying.
Two armed men were killed and another arrested, said another resident. Security forces were deployed around the area, a reporter conveyed.
"On a search of Al-Rayyis, forged documents were found with him, in addition to a hand grenade," a Saudi official told SPA, noting that when his residence was searched, three hand grenades, a machine gun, three pistols and a quantity of ammunitions were also found.