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Indian man stabbed to death on Saudi Arabia street

Tuesday, 1 April 2014 - 7:13pm IST | Agency: IANS

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An expatriate Indian man was stabbed to death by a local Saudi man on a street near Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh, media reported Tuesday.

The unnamed man was stabbed by a Saudi man on the street Monday, Arab News reported Tuesday. The man died on the spot. The reason for the murder was unclear, police said.

According to local news website, riyadhconnect.com, the man was an Indian national employed in a grocery store on Hamza Bin Abdul Muttalib Street in Al-Oraija district of Riyadh, a short distance from where he was attacked.

A local resident recorded the incident and uploaded the footage on YouTube. It shows the Saudi man walking near the lifeless body lying on the street and then stabbing it again.

The report said the Saudi youth who fled the scene soon after the attack was later arrested. Police are investigating the murder.

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