Saudi policemen killed, wounded in shooting attack in Qatif

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One Saudi policeman was killed and another injured in shooting attack on Sunday in Saudi city Qatif in the Eastern Province, Sabq online local news reported.

The attacks that targeted police personnel in the region have increased lately, as two policemen shot dead in Dammam on October 15, while in September 18 another two police personnel were shot dead by also anonymous gunmen in Dammam.

About the last attack on October 15, the Saudi Interior ministry announced two days back that investigation linked the shooting to similar previous terrorist attack in Qatif and Dammam.

This mean they weren't carried by Islamic State (IS) sleeping cells that were behind many blooding blast attacks in different parts of the country in the recent years.

They are done by groups of Saudi Shiite youth who demands more rights in the Sunni conservative state. The Eastern Province witnesses on and off disturbances by Shiite minority. Endit

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