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Saudi executes 7 for armed robbery

Riyadh, March 13, 2013

 

Saudi Arabia on Wednesday executed seven men for an armed robbery committed when they were under 18, state media reported.
 
The seven, sentenced to death in 2009 for a crime committed in 2006, had been due to die last week, but were granted a stay of execution while the authorities reviewed their case.
 
The men, from Asir Province in the south of Saudi Arabia, were convicted of robbing a jewellery store.- Reuters



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