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Saudi Arabian security forces arrested 10 terror suspects

Saudi Arabian security forces arrested 10 terror suspects

Riyadh: Saudi Arabian security forces arrested more than 10 terror suspects on Saturday during raids in Jeddah and Madinah, local media reported.

The raids took place as part of the preemptive operations to prevent terror plots. No official confirmation was made by the Interior Ministry yet, although the portal confirmed the confiscations of guns and sharp objects with the arrestees, Xinhua reported.

Last month, Saudi Arabia arrested 16 terrorists, including three Saudis and 10 Pakistanis during similar raids in Jeddah, while two extremists were killed by the police.

Saudi Arabia has been engaged in a war against terrorism for years, especially the Islamic State militant group.