April 7, 2019 / 1:01 PM / 18 days ago

CORRECTED-Attackers target checkpoint in eastern Saudi Arabia -Al Arabiya

(Corrects number of deaths to two from four)

DUBAI, April 7 (Reuters) - Four attackers targeted a checkpoint in eastern Saudi Arabia with explosives, leading to the death of two of them and the arrest of two others, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television said on Sunday.

The oil-producing province is a flashpoint between the Sunni Muslim government and the Shi’ite minority. (Reporting by Ahmed Tolba in Cairo Writing by Lisa Barrington Editing by David Goodman)

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