Saudi border guards killed in attack



Attackers have killed two Saudi Arabian border guards and injured another near the country’s border with Iraq in a shooting and suicide assault, the Saudi Interior Ministry said.

The attackers opened fire on a border patrol near the city of Arar on early on Monday, the ministry said.

When security officers responded, one of the two attackers was captured and detonated an explosives belt, the ministry added in a brief statement carried by the official Saudi Press Agency.

It said the other attacker was killed by security forces.

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