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Saudi police arrests wanted terror suspect

The terror suspect is accused of 'training and encouraging youth' to engage in terror crimes

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The Saudi Interior Ministry said Saturday it has arrested a wanted man over terror-related charges.

A ministry spokesman said the terror suspect was involved in committing terrorism crimes against security members and residents in al-Qatif governorate, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

He is also accused of “training and encouraging youth” to engage in terror crimes, the spokesman said.

An exchange of fire between security forces and the suspect’s supporters left the latter wounded, the SPA added.