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Saudi officer killed during raid of extremists’ hideout in al-Awamiyah district

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One Saudi officer has been killed during a raid by forces Thursday evening in the in the al-Awamiyah district of Qatif province in the eastern region of Saudi Arabia.

The officer killed by extremists on Thursday was identified as Ahmed Hassan al-Zahrani.

During the raid on Thursday evening, several weapons and explosives were found. Security forces foiled the terrorist plots after the operation which focused on surrounding the extremists at their hideout in central Awamiyah.