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Saudi police raid Islamist cell after deadly attack

A spokesperson for the interior ministry said that security forces have uncovered large amount of weapons after the raid

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Four people were arrested in Saudi Arabia after security forces raided an Islamist cell in Al-Qatif region that led to the killing of a policeman, the interior ministry said, according to Al Arabiya News Channel.

During the raid, which took place in Al Awamiyah village, three security forces and other civilians were wounded.

A spokesperson for the interior ministry said that security forces have uncovered large amount of weapons after the raid.

The official added that Corporal Majed bin Turki Al-Qahtani died after he was injured during an exchange of fire.

He also said that the health of the civilians and policemen who were wounded in the raid is stable.