SAUDI ARABIA: MAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR TERRORISM
March 21, 2018:
The Specialized Criminal Court in Riyadh sentenced a man to death for being part of a terrorist cell in the town of Al-Awamiyah in the Eastern Province. (Sources: arabnews.com, 22/03/2018)
The cell attacked three security posts, and fired at security forces and their vehicles. The attacks targeted Al-Awamiyah police station, a checkpoint in the city of Safwa, and one in Al-Nasrah neighborhood.
The condemned also fired at two civilian cars in Al-Awamiyah, mistaking them for police cars.