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Saudi blast car was carrying munitions, says ministry

RIYADH: A car that exploded in eastern Saudi Arabia killing its two occupants was carrying munitions, the interior ministry said on Friday. The Thursday evening blast was the latest incident in Qatif, which has seen criminal violence as well as protests. Police spotted a stolen sports utility vehicle used "to carry out terrorist and criminal crimes" and then took "necessary action", a ministry statement said. "As a result, it caught fire and exploded," killing its two occupants. "An investigation is underway to…