Armed gunmen storm hospital in Saudi Arabia

Published May 17th, 2016 - 10:04 GMT
A file photo of Saudi special forces. (AFP/File) Image used for illustrative purposes
A file photo of Saudi special forces. (AFP/File) Image used for illustrative purposes

According to Al Rai, sources have confirmed that armed gunmen stormed King Khalid Hospital in Ha'il, Saudi Arabia.

An anonymous source told Al Rai that unknown gunmen began firing shots outside of the hospital before breaking into the building. The source claims that there are at least eight casualties.

The Saudi newspaper Al-Riyadh reported that security forces have blocked off King Khalid Hospital and are conducting a sweep of the area. 

The motive for the attack is unknown. 

 

 


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