Six Killed, 3 Injured in Saudi Shootout in Asir

Published May 27th, 2020 - 06:06 GMT
Saudi Arabia, home to Islam's holiest sites, began a five-day round-the-clock curfew from May 23, in a bid to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus. FAISAL AL-NASSER / AFP
Saudi Arabia, home to Islam's holiest sites, began a five-day round-the-clock curfew from May 23, in a bid to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus. FAISAL AL-NASSER / AFP
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Asir police are investigating the incident.

Six Saudis died and three others were injured in a shootout in Asir, state news agency SPA reported on Wednesday.

Police have confiscated the weapons and are investigating the incident, Asir police media spokesman major Zaid Al-Dabbash said.


This article has been adapted from its original source.


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