Saudi police officer killed in operation against ISIS in Taif

The Saudi Interior Ministry announced that a group of policemen were shot at while inspecting a house in the Taif district. They shot back and arrested three suspects found in possession of ISIS flags, silencers and computers. One police officer was killed in the crossfire. DEBKAfile: The Islamic State is evidently spreading its wings in Saudi Arabia, as indicated by the presence of armed terrorists in one of the most closely secured parts of the kingdom north of the holy cities of Mecca and Medina.

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