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Saudi police officer shot dead by unknown attackers

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A security officer was shot dead near a police station in the in the Eastern Province on Tuesday by unknown attackers.

Sources told Al Arabiya that Moussa bin Dakheelallah al-Sharari was shot dead at 4pm as he was leaving the Tarout old police station.

Abdullah al-Sharari, the officer’s cousin told Al Arabiya that Moussa, who was in his twenties, had recently switched locations with his brother – also a police officer - who was getting married in al-Jawf.