Saudi officer killed after patrol unit comes under IED attack in Qatif

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A Saudi officer has been killed while two others were injured after their patrol cars came across an IED bomb in Saudi Arabia's eastern province of Qatif.

Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry has identified the killed officer as Tariq Al-Allaqi, who was killed on Sunday night while with his patrol unit in the al-Masoura neighborhood of al-Awamiyah.

Qatif province is currently witnessing a series of terrorist attacks in recent weeks.

Extremists in the area have used rocket-propelled grenades and improvised explosive devices targeting security patrol vehicles and police forces

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