February 27, 2006

Saudi says five wanted militants killed in Riyadh

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi forces on Monday killed five
suspected militants believed to be linked to an al Qaeda attack
on the world's biggest oil processing plant and arrested one
other, the Interior Ministry said.

Security sources and witnesses had said a shootout ensued
at dawn after security forces besieged suspects in a villa in
east Riyadh where several Western residential compounds are
located. An Interior Ministry statement said five men were
killed in the clash and one other arrested elsewhere in the