An attacker opened fire at local education department offices in southern Saudi Arabia on Thursday, killing six employees in what authorities are treating as a criminal attack, a senior Saudi official said,
The attacker has been arrested, Saudi Interior Ministry spokesman General Mansour Turki said, adding that two people had also been wounded in the assault, which took place in the Aldair Bani Malik governorate in Jizan region.
Saudi newspaper Sabq posted a picture of emergency vehicles outside a four-storey building. Other local media described it as a personal dispute.
Saudi Arabia has seen several incidents of deadly violence in recent months.
A suicide bombing and gun attack on Shia worshippers killed at least four people in eastern Saudi Arabia in January.Last updated: February 11 2016 04:54 PM
LEAVE A COMMENT Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked*
Virus resurgence ‘truly tragic’, says Khamenei
Yemen's Houthis agree to give UN access to abandoned tanker: sources
Mali PM pledges to quickly form an ‘open’ government
Israelis protest against govt response to coronavirus
Rouhani says cannot shut down economy despite worsening Covid-19 outbreak
GLE makes striking addition to the Mercedes-Benz lineup
Al Zaman Exchange opens ninth branch
At border, Iraq PM vows to fight customs corruption
We face famine or virus: Syria's displaced alarmed at aid impasse