Saudi Arabia executes four convicted extremists for Qatif attacks

The convicts executed (from left to right) were Yousif Ali Almushaikhis, Zaher Abdulrahim al-Basri, Amjad Naji al-Moebid, and Mahdi Mohammed Hassan Sayegh.

Saudi Arabia’s interior ministry has confirmed that authorities executed four convicts responsible for numerous terror attacks in Qatif.

A statement from the Saudi Interior Ministry named the convicts as Amjad Naji al-Moebid, Zaher Abdulrahim al-Basri, Yousif Ali Almushaikhis and Mahdi Mohammed Hassan Sayegh.

Al-Basri and the other three convicts were charged and found guilty for several terror attacks since 2011, including shooting at their guardians, using weapons and explosive devices that targeted the Tarut police station and several security patrol units in the restive Eastern Province area.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:51 - GMT 06:51