2 Saudi guards killed in attack on Iraq frontier

January 5, 2015 09:29

RIYADH - Attackers killed two Saudi Arabian border guards and injured three others on the kingdom's frontier with Iraq in a shooting and suicide assault early on Monday, the Saudi interior ministry said.

The attackers shot at a border patrol near Arar and when security officers responded, one of the attackers was captured and detonated an explosives belt, the ministry said in a brief statement carried by the official Saudi Press Agency.

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