2016 Ad Dair shooting

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2016 Ad Dair shooting
Jizan in Saudi Arabia.svg
Location of Jizan Province in Saudi Arabia
LocationAd Dair, Jizan Region, Saudi Arabia
DateFebruary 11, 2016 (UTC+3)
Attack type
Mass shooting, mass murder

On February 11, 2016, a gunman identified as 30-year-old teacher Abdullah Jaber Al-Malki, killed seven people and wounded three others at an education office in Ad Dair, in Saudi Arabia's Jizan Province bordering Yemen. Five of the victims died at the scene while two of the injured later died at the Al-Dair General Hospital.[1][2][3][4][5]


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  3. ^ Reuters Editorial (11 February 2016). "Attacker shoots six dead at offices in Saudi Arabia". Reuters. Retrieved 13 February 2016.
  4. ^ "State TV: Teacher Shoots Dead 6 Colleagues in Saudi Arabia". AP. 11 February 2016. Retrieved 13 February 2016 – via The New York Times.
  5. ^ Teacher shoots dead seven colleagues in Jazan, The Saudi Gazette