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Saudi interior ministry reveals more details on Al-Ahsa attack

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The Interior Ministry announced that the security authorities uncovered cells that supported the suicide bomber who carried out the operation, which are Al-Muannasiya cell in Riyadh and Al-Dhramah cell. Meanwhile, Fahd Falah Al-Harbi and his wife Abir Al-Harbi transferred the suicide bomber to Abha.

Abir, who is held in custody, hid the explosive belt under her feet. An Emergency Forces soldier that helped the suicide bomber was also arrested.

The Interior Ministry confirmed that the soldier Salah Ali Al-Shahrani broke the oath of fidelity and betrayed his colleagues. The security authorities also arrested Fouad Al-Duhoui and Saleh Al-Dar'an for helping the soldier Salah Al-Shahrani. The Saudi Interior Ministry also announced the names of nine wanted men who are involved in the bombing of the Emergency Forces Mosque. In the meantime, the Saudi Interior Ministry offered a reward of one million riyals to those who provide information about the terrorists and a reward of five million riyals for those disclose a cell. As for those who contribute to thwarting a terrorist operation, the Saudi Interior Ministry allocated a reward of seven million riyals for them.