Saudi po­lice, civil­ians wounded in shoot­ings

Kuwait Times - - FRONT PAGE -

A po­lice­man and two civil­ians have been wounded in shoot­ings in a Shi­ite-ma­jor­ity prov­ince in Saudi Ara­bia, po­lice said yes­ter­day. Qatif, an eastern prov­ince in Saudi Ara­bia, has been hit by a string of at­tacks over the past week, some of them deadly. Po­lice said an off-duty of­fi­cer was wounded late Sun­day when gun­men opened fire on his car as he was driv­ing by pri­vate farm­land. And two civil­ians were ad­mit­ted with gun­shot wounds early yes­ter­day to a hos­pi­tal in Qatif’s town of Awamiya, po­lice added. All three are in sta­ble con­di­tion.

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