Monday, January 5, 2015

ISIL fighters take aim at the Kingdom that produced them--killing and wounding three Saudi security agents along the Iraqi-Saudi border

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A suicide bomber killed two Saudi guards Monday on the border with Iraq, where ISIS terrorists have seized a swathe of territory, the interior ministry said, and AFP reports.

The blast in the Arar region was followed by a firefight between the border patrol and the assailants, one of whom was shot dead, a ministry spokesman said in a statement carried by the official SPA news agency.

It is reported that one of Saudi border guard patrols was exposed to an armed attack, followed by a suicide belt of explosives attack on the border with Iraq.

“At 4.30 a.m. on Monday one of the border guards in Suef Centre of the new patrols affiliated to Arar's northern border region was under fire from terrorist elements,” The security ministry spokesman said in a statement.

The spokesman added, "it was dealt with the situation as required and the aggressors were trapped and killing while one of the terrorist elements initiated to detonate an explosives belt that he was carrying, which resulted in his death and the death of two security men and wounding a third."

No party has announced so far the responsibility for the incident, but it seems that ISIS terrorist organization carry out similar attacks against the security forces of the police and the military in Iraq and Syria.

Yesterday Iraq border guards repel an ISIS attack on a border station between Iraq and Saudi Arabia and killed two members of the terrorist organization and wounding four others in consecutive clashes.


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