Tamil Diplomat

Three Saudi Soldiers Martyr in Jazan Region

Three Saudi soldiers were martyred today when they intercepted an attempt by hostile armed insurgents to infiltrate across the Saudi the southern borders, a security spokesman of the Saudi interior ministry said here today.

Saudi Press Agency (SPA) quoted the spokesman as saying that a border guard patrol at Al-Harth Sector in Jazan Region on Sunday evening, November 29, 2015 successfully intercepted an attempt by hostile armed insurgents to infiltrate across the southern border using machine guns and military shells. The border guard security patrol stopped their attempt to attack two border control posts affiliated to the border guard, exchanged fire with them and forced them to flee back, the spokesman added.

The battle resulted in the martyrdom of Private First Class Maree As’oos Ibrahim Darraj, Private First Class Mohsen Mohammed Ahmed Mareedi and Private First Class Osama Mohammed Ali Al-Amri, the spokesman said.