Saudi security forces foil attack on Grand Mosque in Mecca - state TV | Reuters

 Saudi security forces foil attack on Grand Mosque in Mecca - state TV
| Reuters

DUBAI Saudi security forces foiled an attack on the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca on Friday, state television Al-Ekhbariya and Al Arabiya TV reported.

Al Arabiya said security forces had found two groups of terrorists in Mecca and a third group in the city of Jeddah. The foiled attack targetted worshippers at the mosque, it said.

Neither Al Arabiya nor Al-Ekhbariya gave any further details. (Reporting by Omar Fahmy and Rania El Gamal; Editing by Louise Ireland)

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Updated Date: Jun 24, 2017 01:30:05 IST