Saudi Crown Prince visits injured security forces

Saudi Crown Prince visits injured security forces

Riyadh - They foiled a terror plot targeting Makkah's Grand Mosque

By Web Report

Published: Sun 25 Jun 2017, 2:57 PM

Last updated: Mon 26 Jun 2017, 8:47 PM

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday visited the security forces who foiled a terror plot that targeted the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Makkah last week.
Prince Mohammed, who was appointed Crown Prince last week, was pictured visiting the injured security forces in hospital, Al Arabiya English reports.

The interior ministry, in a statement read on state television on Friday, said three cells had planned the attack on worshippers and security forces at the mosque.
Six foreign pilgrims and five security forces were injured when a suicide bomber targeting Makkah's Grand Mosque blew himself up.

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