Saudi teacher ‘kills six colleagues’

Location on Jazan in Saudi Arabia

A teacher has shot dead at least six colleagues in Saudi Arabia’s southern Jazan province, officials have said.

The attacker has been arrested, a Saudi interior ministry spokesman was quoted by the Reuters news agency as saying.

Two other people have been wounded.

Authorities are treating the attack as a criminal act, the official said.

Police have cordoned off the office compound, local media reported.

Mass shootings are rare in Saudi Arabia.

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