Saudi Arabia executes Yemeni man who carried out attack on performers in Riyadh

Saudi Arabia executes Yemeni man who carried out attack on performers in Riyadh
Saudi Arabia executes Yemeni man who carried out attack on performers in Riyadh

Saudi Arabia executed on Thursday a Yemeni national who carried out a terrorist attack on a group of performers on stage during the Kingdom's Riyadh Season festival in November 2019, reported the official news agency SPA.

The attacker, identified as 33-year-old Imad Abdulqawi al-Mansouri, was instructed to carry out the attack by an al-Qaida leader in Yemen, according to SPA.

He ran onto the stage with a sharp weapon and attacked two men and a woman performer during a play in the Saudi capital, in the first of such incident since the Kingdom opened its doors for entertainment. He also stabbed a security guard, SPA reported.

The execution was carried out in the capital Riyadh, according to SPA.

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