The State of Qatar expressed strong condemnation and denunciation of the shooting incident that targeted border guard patrol in Qatif, leaving one police officer dead and another injured.

In a statement issued today, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs affirmed Qatar's stance in rejection of violence and terrorism whatever the motives and causes were.

The statement expressed Qatar's condolences to the family of the victim as well as the people of Saudi Arabia, wishing speedy recovery for the injured.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs