The Saudi interior ministry on Thursday published a statement about the operations carried out by security forces in Dammam from Sunday, Sept 4 to Tuesday Sept 6, 2005. The statement confirmed the death of five wanted Saudis.
"...The battle between the security forces and the elements of this deviant group led to the death of five of the elements of the deviant group, who were wanted by the concerned security authorities, namely: Zeid bin Saad bin Zeid Al-Samari, 31, a Saudi national; Salih bin Mansour bin Muhsin Al-Faridi, 22, a Saudi national; Sultan bin Salih bin Hosan Al-Hassiri, 26, a Saudi national; Naif bin Farhan bin Jalal Al-Jiheishi, 24, a Saudi national, and Mohammed bin Abdul-Rahman bin Mohammed Al-Suweilimi, 23, a Saudi national."
In addition, four members of the Saudi security forces were killed during the battle.
The security forces found weapons including machine guns, pistols, quantities of ammunitions, hand grenades, locally made pipe bombs, telecommunications devices, calculators, a sum of money, 18 bags in addition to two barrels full of explosive mixtures, a truck, photographing devices and forged documents.
The security forces also arrested 11 persons of different nationalities, who were suspected of having relation with this incident.