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Saudi activists on the social media also called into question the Saudi government's story, saying that no toy drone was involved as there are no video footages showing the downing of the toy drone.

Amateur online videos of heavy gunfire in the capital's district on Saturday sparked fears of possible political unrest in the world's top oil exporter.

Until the new guidelines are adopted, drone enthusiast must obtain police permission to fly their devices in "permitted sites" only, the ministry said.

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The spokesman said the measure would be temporary until the issuance of the regulation.

The Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh became the scene of an unusual shooting as the security forces stationed near the palace of King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud opened fire on a tiny toy drone, according to media reports.

King Salman's palace in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Saturday was attacked by a drone which was later shot down.

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An investigation into the incident, which happened at 7:50pm (16:50 GMT), was under way, added SPA.

"The king was at his farm in Diriya", the official said, naming another area of Riyadh. Last October, a gunman shot dead two Saudi guards and wounded three others at the gate of the royal palace in the Red Sea city of Jeddah, according to the Interior Ministry.

Saudi Arabia has witnessed a string of revolutionary political improvements over the previous year beneath the king's child, Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who's spearheaded reforms to transform the market and also open up the united states. Royal guards killed the gunman, identified by the ministry as a 28-year-old Saudi national armed with a Kalashnikov and three grenades.

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