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Saudi security forces defuse 5th truck bomb

Security forces in Saudi Arabia defused two truck bombs outside of Riyadh, a security source said on Tuesday, bringing the number of car bombs seized in the kingdom in the past week to five. The vehicles were discovered late Monday at Shuaib Juraidal in Rumhiyah village, 56 miles (90 kilometers) east of Riyadh. After the two vehicles were found, security forces and helicopters searched the area for armed men, who fled the area in a Jeep, residents told Arab News. On Sunday, an Interior Ministry official announced the arrest of eight suspects linked to recent deadly clashes with security forces and car bombs. The Saudi Press Agency quoted the official giving details of three seized vehicles packed with thousands of pounds of explosives, including one vehicle authorities had been searching for since February.Full Story

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