Islamic militants busted in Saudi Arabia
Authorities in Saudi Arabia have announced the arrest of a number of Islamic militants who are terror suspects.
They were captured during raids in the capital Riyadh, the Red Sea port of Jeddah and four other locations.
The number of arrests was not revealed.
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Security forces also seized big caches of arms and munitions in Riyadh and Jeddah, including plastic explosives, bombs, machine-guns and bomb-belts used by suicide bombers. The raids are the latest action in a crackdown by the Saudi Government following suicide bombings in Riyadh in May that killed 35 people.
Posted by: Fred Pruitt 2003-10-20