Saudi Interior Ministry announced on Friday, that three wanted men were killed in clashes with security forces in Qatif.
The wanted men were spotted in a stolen vehicle and they opened fire on the security forces, reported Al Arabiya.
The ministry said that the men were involved in terrorist operations, including the killing of security men.
A video of the Saudi ministry report was shared on Al Ekhbareya chanel official twitter page announcing the names of the killed terrorists who drove a stolen Toyota Corolla car that had fake number plates.
The three terrorists were spotted at Al Zohoor district, Seyhat city in Qatif where explosives and weapons were found.
The men killed are Jafaar bin Hassan Mekky al- Mebairaik, who is a Saudi, Hassan bin Mahmoud Ali Abdallah from Bahrain and Sadiq Abdallah Mehdi, who is also Saudi.
The terrorists were involved in several operations against the Saudi security forces including attacks on personnel and locations.
More than 22 terrorist attacks have taken place in Qatif since last March, making it the scene of extensive security operations where security personnel lost their lives.