Suicide bombings shake Saudi Arabia, four dead at holy site

Saudi security personel gather at the site of the suicide attack near the security headquarters of the Prophet's Mosque in Medina, on July 4, 2016Three suicide bombings have struck across Saudi Arabia in a single day, including a shocking attack at Islam’s second holiest site, the Prophet’s Mosque in Medina, where four security guards were killed. The suicide bombing in Medina came during sunset prayers at the Prophet’s Mosque — where Islam’s Prophet Mohammed is buried and which attracts millions of pilgrims each year. The Saudi interior ministry said in a statement that security forces became suspicious of a man who was heading for the Prophet’s Mosque through a parking lot.

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