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Saudi forces kill suspected militants after siege

Written by: Staff
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RIYADH, Feb 27 (Reuters) Saudi security forces killed about five suspected militants after besieging a villa in a Riyadh suburb today, security sources said.

They said the men are believed to be linked to an al Qaeda attack on a major Saudi oil facility on Friday. A firefight erupted after security forces surrounded the men at dawn in a villa in the affluent al-Hamra district of east Riyadh.

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