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

Reuters June 24, 2017 01:30:05 IST
Saudi security forces foil attack on Grand Mosque in Mecca - state TV
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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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