Saudi interior ministry: Three men killed in southern border incursions

Saudi soldiers take their position at Saudi Arabia's border with Yemen April 6, 2015. (File photo: Reuters)

At least three men were killed when they attempted to infiltrated Saudi Arabia’s southern border with Yemen, the spokesman for the Saudi interior ministry announced on Sunday.

troops stationed at the border were able to stop multiple efforts by groups to cross the border in attempts to bring in illegal drugs and weapons into Saudi Arabia.

During clash with Saudi troops, at least three Yemeni men were killed and two others were injured. At least 23 weapons, 3,2160 live ammunitions and 607 grams of hashish were seized.

No Saudi border troops were injured during the clashes.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:49 - GMT 06:49