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BREAKING: Suicide Bombing Outside Saudi Mosque

Posted: Jul 4, 2016 at 6:51 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)



A suicide bombing has been reported outside the Prophet’s Mosque, one of Islam’s holiest sites, in Saudi Arabia’s city of Medina.

Social media footage showed a blazing vehicle and billowing smoke.

The Prophet’s Mosque is the burial place of the Prophet Muhammad and Medina is the second-holiest city in Islam after Mecca.

Earlier, at least one explosion rocked the eastern city of Qatif, where many minority Shia Muslims live.

A suspected suicide bomber also died after detonating a device near the U.S consulate in the city of Jeddah..