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Soldier Killed, Another Injured in Terrorist Attack in Qatif | ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive 2005 -2017
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The Saudi patrol that came under fire in Qatif. SPA photo

A Saudi border guard patrol has come under fire in Qatif governorate, leaving soldier Sergeant Mohammed Hussein Hazazi dead and soldier Sergeant Khalid Muaber Hakami injured, the security spokesman of the ministry of interior said on Friday.

The Saudi Press Agency quoted the spokesman as saying that the attack took place at 10:00 pm Thursday.

The patrol was carrying out its mission along Al-Rams coast when the attack happened, the spokesman said.

The competent security authorities have launched an investigation into this terrorist crime, he added.