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At Least Five Foreigners Killed in Attack at Saudi Office

Gunmen believed to be religious militants burst into an engineering office on Saturday in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia, shooting dead at least five foreign engineers and wounding three other foreigners. The gunmen, three of whom were later identified as employees of the company, dragged a Westerner behind a stolen getaway vehicle, according to officials and witnesses. A Saudi National Guard soldier was killed and 19 other security officers were wounded, and the gunmen also attacked a residential compound and several other targets around Yanbu, according the Saudi Press Agency and witnesses. Three of the gunmen were eventually killed, and a fourth was captured after he was wounded and he later died, according to the Saudi Press Agency. Five engineers — two Americans, two Britons and an Australian — died in the attack on the office of ABB Lummus, a Houston-based subsidiary of the giant Swiss engineering firm, ABB said Bjorn Edlund, the company spokesman, in Zurich.Full Story

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