Saudi Arabia foils terrorist attack north of Riyadh

Saudi authorities have foiled an attempted terrorist attack on the General Directorate of Investigation’s Center in al-Zulfi suburb. (File photo)

Saudi Arabia on Sunday foiled an attempted terrorist attack north of the capital Riyadh.

Al Arabiya sources say the Saudi authorities have foiled an attempted terrorist attack on the General Directorate of Investigation’s Center in al-Zulfi suburb around 250 km north of the capital.

Initial reports of the terrorist attack indicate the killing of four assailants.

The attackers of  al-Zulfi center carried machine guns, bombs and Molotov cocktails.

The terrorists were identified as Saudi militants who belonged to ISIS, Al Arabiya’s correspondent reported.

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