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Arms Cache Was Found During Raids

Security officers found large caches of explosives and weapons in raids following shootouts with suspected militants earlier this month, it was announced yesterday. An Interior Ministry spokesman said police found large caches of explosives, rocket-propelled grenades, hand grenades, ammunition and machineguns left behind by militants after the gun battles which took place on Aug. 11 and Aug. 12 in Riyadh. The ministry stressed that it would continue the crack down on suspected militants in its bid to stamp out terrorist cells and arrest instigators, financiers and protectors of terrorists. Separate raids on suspected hideouts in Makkah and in the southern Jizan region earlier in August had also uncovered caches of explosives and weapons, the spokesman said. “In these operations, some people were arrested and investigations are still going on,” the spokesman said without giving further details. Full Story

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