Top terrorist killed in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabian police killed a top spiritual leader of the Saudi wing of Osama bin Laden's al Qaeda network during a shootout in Riyadh on Wednesday, reports

They named the slain militant as Abdullah al-Roshood, on a list of 26 most wanted suspects, and said his death was a hefty blow to the ideological hierarchy of al Qaeda in the world's biggest oil exporter

According to, Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry said a policeman was also killed in the gun battle, the first militant violence since Saudi forces killed al-Qaeda's leader in the kingdom 12 days ago.

The ministry officials told that, the shoot-out broke out after police spotted a group of militants leaving a house carrying weapons.

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