Guantanamo Bay detainee repatriated to Saudi Arabia, says Pentagon

Washington, United StatesA Guantanamo Bay inmate has been repatriated to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon announced on Monday, bringing the remote military prison's remaining population down to 103.

File photo. Reuters

File photo. Reuters

"The Department of Defense announced today the repatriation of Muhammed Abd Al Rahman Awn Al-Shamrani from the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay to the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia," the Pentagon said in a statement.

Pentagon spokesman Commander Gary Ross said Al-Shamrani had arrived in Saudi Arabia earlier on Monday.


Updated Date: Jan 11, 2016 20:34 PM

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