Saudi Cop Gunned Down In Shiite District

Saudi cop gunned down in Shiite district

RIYADH, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 17th August, 2016) - Gunmen have shot dead a Saudi policeman in the kingdom's east where most minority Shiites live, police said on Wednesday. The drive-by attack happened early on Tuesday in Qatif, a Shiite-dominated district on the Gulf coast. Four masked men opened fire, wounding the officer who died on the way to hospital, provincial police said in a statement. "The police building and a patrol car were damaged," said the statement carried by the official Saudi Press Agency. It was the fourth fatal shooting of a policeman in Qatif since January.