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Daesh claims responsibility over Saudi security checkpoint attack




(MENAFN) Daesh has claimed responsibility for Sunday' attack on a security checkpoint in Saudi Arabia, the group's online publication said today.

A Saudi security force member and a foreigner were killed in the attack in Buraidah, a city in Qassim Province north of the capital Riyadh, the Saudi Press Agency said on Sunday.

Daesh said in its Al-Naba newspaper that three of its fighters were killed in an attack on police forces in Buraidah without providing evidence to support its claim.

Last week, the Criminal Court in Riyadh began the trial of seven members of a terrorist cell with links to Daesh, the Saudi Gazette reported.

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Daesh claims responsibility over Saudi security checkpoint attack

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