Saudi Arabia breaks up terror cells

Official claims suspects were planning attacks on oil and security installations

Saudi law enforcement officials have arrested about 100 people in a massive sweep targeting what it claims was a terror plot. According to the country’s interior ministry, the suspects were members of three terrorist cells, two of which were planning to attack oil and security facilities. Among them was a Yemeni security officials described as being a prominent member of al-Qaeda. “We seized belts of explosives which they were planning to use in suicide attacks,” a security official said.

Al Jazeera English

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