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Saudis Say They Have Foiled Terror Plots

Saudi authorities have foiled plans by suspected terrorists to carry out attacks in the kingdom and seized a large cache of weapons and explosives, the Interior Ministry said Wednesday. Security forces seized the weapons Tuesday in the capital, Riyadh, as they were searching for suspects, an unidentified ministry official said. The official, quoted by the state-run Saudi Press Agency, said at least 19 men — 17 Saudis, an Iraqi holding Kuwaiti and Canadian citizenships and a Yemeni — were being sought. He said others also were being sought and their identities would be announced at the appropriate time. He said some of the men opened fire on security forces pursuing them. The suspects carjacked a vehicle after their car was damaged in a gunfight with police and then fled into a densely populated area. Full Story

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