Monday, July 4, 2016

Saudi Arabia Rocked By Explosions Near Islam’s Holiest Sites


Al Jazeera: Saudi Arabia: Explosions near Medina and Qatif mosques

Suicide blast reported at Prophet's Mosque in Medina as witnesses say body parts of presumed bomber seen in Qatif.

Two people have been killed in an explosion outside the Prophet's Mosque in the Saudi Arabian city of Medina, sources told Al Jazeera.

Photos on social media show smoke billowing from a fire outside the mosque where Prophet Muhammad is buried.

Two other explosions struck near a mosque in the eastern city of Qatif on the Gulf coast on Monday evening, residents said.

Witnesses said a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a Shia mosque without causing any other injuries.

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WNU Editor: it appears that these are coordinate attacks, and it comes on the heels of this weekends bomb attack near the U.S. consulate at Jedda .... Suicide bomber strikes in Saudi Arabia close to US consulate in Jeddah (The Guardian).

More News On Today's Bomb Attacks In The Saudi Cities Of Medina And Qatif

Medina blast: Saudi city 'hit by suicide bomber' -- BBC
Explosion near one of Islam’s holiest sites in Saudi Arabia -- AP
Saudi Cities of Medina, Qatif Rocked by Explosions -- NBC/Reuters
4 killed in suicide attack in Saudi Arabia -- CNN
Wave of bombings sweep Saudi Arabia -- USA Today
Multiple bombings hit cities of Saudi Arabia in one day -- L.A. Times
Three bomb attacks hit near mosque in Qatif, security hq. in Medina -- Press TV

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