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11 Bahrainis among 5,294 terror suspects held in Saudi

Bahrain News
Fri, 19 Jan 2018
GDN Online Desk


A Bahraini national was among 289 terror suspects from 13 nationalities caught in Saudi Arabia over the past 120 days.

The police arrested 189 Saudi nationals in security operations in various parts of the country, according to Okaz Arabic daily.

The updated list of terror suspects includes 47 Yemenis, 14 Syrians, 12 Pakistanis, 12 Egyptians, 6 Indians, 4 Russians, 2 Sudanese, 1 American, 1 Bahraini, 1 Ethiopian and another suspect whose identity was not revealed.

This brings the overall number of detainees held in the Interior Ministry’s prisons to 5,294 - 4,413 of whom are Saudi nationals.

The list of overall detained terror suspects includes 11 Bahrainis, 90 Pakistanis, 6 Afghans, 4 Ethiopians, 17 Jordanians, 23 Sudanese, 5 Somalis, 3 Iraqis, 3 Filipinos, 2 Kuwaitis, 2 Moroccans, 19 Indians, 5 Americans, 316 Yemenis, 9 Iranians, 3 Bangladeshis, 16 Turkish, 1 Djiboutian, 4 Russians, 18 Palestinians, 1 Qatari, 2 Canadians, 1 Libyan, 2 Malians, 63 Egyptians, 3 Myanmar nationals, 1 Mauritanian, 4 Nigerians and 12 other unidentified detainees.