The operation was carried out over a five-day period. Arrests were made in Qassim, Makkah, Madinah and Riyadh provinces. Security forces seized automatic weapons and two million Saudi riyals in cash ($533,000) during the raid.
Gen. Al-Turki said the security operation underscored the Kingdom's forceful and decisive counterterrorism efforts and his ministry's commitment to bring to justice anyone involved in extremist activity.
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SOURCE Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia, Information Office