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Saudi calls on citizens to report terrorism through social media

Latest Update: September 13, 2017 | 198 Views
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RIYADH: Saudi public security called on citizens to use social media to report suspected terrorist activities.

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A day earlier, a suicide attack targeting two premises of Saudi Defense Ministry in Riyadh was foiled, and two suicide bombers, identified as IS militants, were arrested.

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Malicious or illegal posts could be reported through an application by sending a screenshot of any posts suspected of harming security or promotingterrorism and extremism.

The move is part of a series of steps by Saudi Arabia in its war against terrorism, especially after several deadly blasts that targeted mosques and other important facilities in the recent years.

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