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Dammam in Saudi Arabia. For illustrative purposes only. Image Credit: Shutterstock

Dubai: Saudi police arrested a young man for stabbing three security guards at a shopping centre in Dammam, local media reported.

The injured guards were immediately taken to hospital where two are in stable condition while the third one is fighting for his life.

Sources said the young Saudi entered the shopping centre where he first attacked security guards and escaped. He hid inside the centre where his location was identified by surveillance cameras.

A number of security guards headed to the location where the attacker was hiding.

He then stabbed three guards with a knife and fled the scene but was arrested later.

The accused was referred to public prosecution for legal action. He is currently in police custody pending investigation and trial.