Saudi Arabia executed two convicted ‘drug traffickers’, including a Pakistani national, on Thursday, Saudi state media reported.
The Saudi Press Agency named the two men as a Saudi national Nasser Harshan and Pakistani national Namtallah Khasta Qul.
Both were put to death Thursday after being convicted of drug trafficking in the kingdom.
SPA said Harshan was a repeat offender found guilty of dealing hashish. Qul was found guilty of dealing heroin.
Most Saudi executions are carried out by beheading with a sword, in what the ministry says is a deterrent.