Saudi says wanted militant killed in exchange of fire

July 4, 2015 16:23

Saudi Arabia's interior ministry said on Saturday that a wanted militant, a supporter of Islamic State, was killed in an exchange of fire when he refused to surrender to police.

The militant, Youssef al-Ghamdi, was surrounded by police in his home in Taif and an exchange of fire took place when he refused to give himself up, the ministry's official Twitter account said.

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