Saudi forces kill wanted man after he targeted security post

The wanted man was besieged and killed at his home in the industrial district of Abqaiq, the security source said. (Al Arabiya News Channel)

Saudi Arabian security forces killed after a siege a wanted man who had opened fire on a security facility in the kingdom's Eastern Province, a source told Al Arabiya News on Friday.

The source said that “the wanted man was besieged and killed at his home in the industrial district of Abqaiq and refused to surrender.”

He added that “late in the night of yesterday, security and counter terrorism forces intervened after the wanted man opened fire on a security point killing the a security guard. During his attack, the wanted man was injured and the security authorities closed all entrances and exits in Abqaiq until morning to maintain security.”

According to sources the wanted man's name was Nawaf al-Oteibi.

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