Cairo: A Saudi man went on the rampage on Monday and killed his brother and a Kuwaiti national, using a Kalashnikov gun, Kuwaiti media reported.

The murder, the motive of which is not clear yet, was carried out early on Monday in the district of Umm Al Hayman, south of the capital Kuwait City, Al Naba newspaper said.

The suspect, whose name was not disclosed, was arrested while he was attempting to escape into his homeland through the border crossing of Al Nuwaisib on Kuwait’s border with Saudi Arabia, the report said.

Police launched an investigation into the murder to determine its circumstances and motive, the Kuwaiti newspaper Al Watan reported.

There was no immediate comment from Kuwait, or Saudi authorities on the report.