SAUDI ARABIA UNCOVERED AN ISIS CELL
During the operations, two ISIS members were killed and three others were arrested.
The ministry confirmed that the cell was linked to the suicide bomber behind the Abha Mosque attack that took place in 08/2015.
It also said that Saudi forces have arrested Faysal Hamed al-Ghamdi, a wanted I.S.I.S member in Riyadh who had threatened to kill his father.
The ministry said Aqeel Ameesh al-Mutairy (pic), who was killed during heavy clashes with police in Riyadh, was one of the 83 Wanted List of 02/02/2009 distributed by the Saudi authorities.
Two day later, on Wednesday 09/30/2015 the Saudi police arrested a Syrian national identified as Yasser Mohammed Shafiq al-Barazi (L), who had bobby-trapped his home in Al-Fayhaa district. of the Capital Riyadh It took security forces 12 hours to defuse the explosive devices and secured the premises. A women in his appartment, identified as a Filipino nationality. Lady Gioi Aban Bali Nang (R) was wearing a suicide vest at the time of her arrest. Lady Nang was forced living with Yasser al-Barazi after she ran away from her sponsor more than 15 months ago.
Yasser al-Barazi entered Saudi Arabia already in 2010, “She helped him (Al-Barazi) in assembling the explosive devices and sewing suicide vests,” said the Saudi Interior Ministry spokesman on Saturday 10/03/2015. “The house was booby-trapped and explosive devices were planted inside and outside .
The security agencies found at the Al-Fayhaa house an integrated factory for manufacturing explosive materials, vests and belts. They seized two explosive belts, a machine-gun with three magazines and 88 rounds, two hard disk drives and three cameras.
Yasser al-Barazi had also taken a second location in Al-Jazira district in Riyadh as a shelter for terrorists wanted by the security authorities.
The security agencies found no one at the Al-Jazira location, but furniture and clothes were found indicating that “the host expected to receive guests”.The security agencies suspect that the AThe Security authorities said that they have arrested a total of 135 Syrian expatriates for being involved in terrorist activities during the past 12 years. This year alone, 62 terrorists and supporters of Daesh (the so-called I.S.I.S ) were arrested. Most of the terrorists were Saudis, Yemenis and Syrians. Al-Jazira house was used as a refuge for suicide bombers planning attacks, said the spokesman.
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