Saudi Arabia Arrests 46 Suspects Over 2016 Medina Bombing


Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it had arrested 46 members of a militant cell responsible for a deadly suicide bombing attack on the Prophet’s Mosque in the holy city of Madina last summer that was blamed on Islamic State.
The suspects which included foreign and Saudi citizens, were detained in the Western port city of Jeddah.
Three suicide bombers and two members of the security forces were killed in the unprecedented attack on the mosque and tomb of Prophet Mohammed that is one of the religion’s holiest sites.


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