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Saudi security forces kill 8 people in flashpoint Shia-dominated area

05 May, 2019 8:50 am 8:50 am

DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi security forces have killed eight people during an operation in the predominantly Shia-dominated area eastern Al-Qatif region, state news agency (SPA) said. The operation occurred on Tarout island, just off the city of Qatif, and targeted a newly formed “terrorist cell”, SPA said in a statement, adding there were no casualties among … Read More