Suicide attack on Saudi mosque kills 17 people: state TV
Published on August 06, 2015

RIYADH: A “terrorist” bomb targeting a mosque used by Saudi police killed at least 17 people Thursday in the southern city of Abha, state television El-Ikhbariya reported.

The explosion took place as worshippers were praying at a mosque used by Saudi special forces in Abha, the broadcaster said, describing it as a “terrorist” attack. It gave no further details.

The attack killed or wounded a number of people, according to the online edition of Asharq al-Awsat newspaper and reports on social media.

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