Saudi security shoots down toy drone near royal palace

By REUTERS
April 21, 2018 23:31
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RIYADH - Saudi Arabian security forces shot down a toy drone in the capital Riyadh on Saturday, a senior Saudi official and the state news agency said, after videos were posted online showing gunfire in a neighborhood where a royal palace is located.

A spokesman for the Riyadh police said forces at a checkpoint in the Khozama district identified the drone and "dealt with it according to their orders," state news said without specifying if there were any injuries or damage.

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