Cop killed in shootout

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Saudi Ara­bia said that a po­lice­man was killed in a shootout with mil­i­tants in the western city of Taif. In­te­rior Min­istry spokesman Ma­jor Gen­eral Man­sour Al Turki said in a state­ment yes­ter­day that two mil­i­tants tried to sneak into the car park of a po­lice sta­tion late the night be­fore. Po­lice ex­changed fire with the two gun­men, who fled by car to a moun­tain­ous area. The po­lice were comb­ing the area yes­ter­day. Last week, the min­istry said po­lice killed two sus­pected mil­i­tants in the holy city of Mecca and that two others blew them­selves up with sui­cide belts.

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