Saudi Arabia Executes 2 Chadians For al-Qaida Killings

RIYADH— Saudi Arabia executed two men from Chad on Thursday for their part in a militant attack a decade ago, its Interior Ministry said.

Issa Saleh Hassan Barkaj and Ishaq Issa Ahmed Shakila were executed in Mecca on Thursday morning, the ministry said in a statement on Saudi Press Agency. Death sentences in Saudi Arabia are usually carried out by public beheading.

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