Saudi Arabia Foils ISIS Bomb Plot Hatched in Syria

(AFP-Daily Star-Lebanon) Saudi authorities investigating the shooting death of two policemen in Riyadh on April 8 discovered three bomb-laden cars, foiling an Islamic State bomb plot, Saudi Arabia said Friday. A Saudi man has confessed that he was following orders received from ISIS in Syria, the Interior Ministry said. Saudi authorities also discovered bomb-making materials and tools, machine guns, ammunition, money and several mobile telephones which revealed an exchange between the attackers and "terrorist elements in Syria," the official Saudi Press Agency said. The shooting was the fifth attack on security forces and foreigners in Saudi Arabia orchestrated by ISIS, according to Interior Ministry spokesman Gen. Mansour al-Turki.

2015-04-27 00:00:00

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