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Saudi Arabia: Police station attacked in province of Mecca

At least three police officers have been killed and several others injured in an attack by unidentified armed men against a police station in Saudi Arabia’s western and most populous province of Mecca.

Security sources, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the assailants stormed the station in the mountain city of Taif, located 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of the holy city of Mecca, on Friday.

Witnesses said one of the attackers was later detained as he sought to flee.
(This is a developing story.)


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