Saudi Confirms 3 Citizens Took Part in Iraq Border Attack

January 9, 2015 4:36 PM

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Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry says that three of the four attackers who launched a deadly assault on a security patrol near the Iraqi border this week were Saudi nationals.

Ministry spokesman Mansour al-Turki published the names of the three in a statement on Friday. He says they had in their possession grenades, pistols, rifles, tracking devices and significant sums of money in U.S., Syrian, Iraqi and Saudi currencies.

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