Bahrain condemns shooting in Qatif, Saudi Arabia

MANAMA — Bahrain has strongly condemned the shooting incident in Al-Masoura district in Qatif governorate in Saudi Arabia, resulting in the death of a resident and an infant and injury of others.

In a statement issued on Friday, the Bahraini Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed its heartfelt condolences to the relatives of the two victims and wished speedy recovery for injured.

“The ministry hails the great efforts exerted by the security authorities in the fraternal Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to reinforce peace and security and to ensure the safety of citizens and residents on its territories, affirming the failure of such evil terrorist acts to undermine the Kingdom’s capabilities or hamper its ongoing development efforts,” the ministry was quoted by the state news agency as saying.

The ministry affirmed its full support to Saudi Arabia in confronting all forms of violence, extremism and terrorism.

Source: Emirates News Agency