Saudi soldier killed, 11 injured in attack near Yemen borders
One Saudi border guard was killed and 11 others injured in an attack near the country's southern borders with Yemen, the official news agency SPA reported Wednesday.
The Saudi border guards detected early Tuesday a number of armed men who infiltrated into the border area of Jabal Dukhan, al- Khouba district in Jazan region, SPA quoted a security source as saying, Xinhua reported.
Upon being discovered, the infiltrators opened fire at the border patrol with various guns, killing one soldier and wounding 11 others, the source added.
The situation is still under follow-up, the report said, giving no further details on the identity of the attackers or whether they were seized.
The Kingdom will do what it takes to maintain the security of the nation, protect its borders, deter those infiltrators and their likes whatever the side they belong to, the source vowed.