One terrorist killed, 2 held in Saudi Arabia

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Riyadh, Aug 6 (IANS) One terrorist was killed and two were detained by Saudi security forces in a raid in Qatif region, the media reported on Sunday.

The terrorists fired upon the police to resist their arrest and one of them was killed in the gunfight, Xinhua news agency reported.

The Saudi police carry various raids and security operations in the region to stop attacks against policemen and civilians by Shia youths who demand more rights in the Sunni conservative state.

–IANS

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