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Three security men killed in Assir area in Saudi Arabia

SAUDI ARABIA (OBSERVATORY) –┬áThree security men were killed in a shooting in the southwestern Asir region, the Saudi Press Agency said on Thursday.

“A security checkpoint was hit on the Arqub road between Majarada and Bareq, in the Asir area, for firing from an unknown source,” the interior ministry spokesman was quoted as saying.

The spokesman added: “God has succeeded in identifying a number of those involved and the arrest of two of them … Security monitoring resulted in the monitoring of a third person involved in the crime while trying to escape from the hands of security officers, which required exchange of fire with him and his death”