Two Saudi police among 4 dead in anti-Shiite attack: Govt

Riyadh: Two Saudi Arabian policemen and two suspects were killed in a security operation after an anti-Shiite attack killed five people in the kingdom's east, the interior ministry said Tuesday.

AFP| Updated: Nov 05, 2014, 02:35 AM IST

Riyadh: Two Saudi Arabian policemen and two suspects were killed in a security operation after an anti-Shiite attack killed five people in the kingdom's east, the interior ministry said Tuesday.

An exchange of fire occurred between security forces and suspects in Qassim region north of Riyadh, a ministry spokesman said, adding that two policemen were also wounded.