Saudi policeman killed, 2 hurt in attack: Ministry

A Saudi policeman was killed and two others were wounded in an attack in the Shiite-dominated Qatif area in Eastern Province, the interior ministry said Wednesday.

Riyadh: A Saudi policeman was killed and two others were wounded in an attack in the Shiite-dominated Qatif area in Eastern Province, the interior ministry said Wednesday.

"One policeman was killed and two injured," an interior ministry spokesman said. A police statement said two suspects were arrested after the patrol came under fire late Tuesday.