Security forces in Saudi Arabia have uncovered a cell of the terrorist organization «Islamic state» in the area of Mecca, the most sacred city of Muslims, reported the website of the TV channel «al Arabiya».
During the arrest the militants resisted. Police killed two terrorists, two others detonated their suicide vests and were killed. On casualties among the security forces are not reported.
Terrorist cell consisted of five militants. Presumably, the fifth was detained alive.
Security forces of Saudi Arabia suspect that the terrorists had planned the attack on the military base, located in the heart of Mecca.