Saudi holds funeral of King Abdullah: State TV

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Saudi holds funeral of King Abdullah: State TV

World leaders flocked to the Saudi capital Riyadh on Friday to take part in the funeral of late King Abdullah.

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Published: Fri 23 Jan 2015, 6:59 PM

Last updated: Thu 25 Jun 2015, 10:07 PM

An image grab taken from Saudi state TV on January 23, 2015 shows mourners around the body of  Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz during his funeral procession at Imam Turki Bin Abdullah Grand Mosque in Riyadh.  AFP Photo/Ho/Saudi TV 

Riyadh — The funeral for the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, of Saudi Arabia, got under way Friday with foreign leaders gathering at Imam Turki Bin Abdullah Grand Mosque in Riyadh.

Prince Mohammed bin Nayef (C), Saudi Deputy Crown Prince, takes part in the funeral of Saudi King on January 23, 2015. – Reuters

An image grab taken from Saudi state TV on January 23, 2015 shows Saudi mourners carrying the body of King Abdullah during his funeral procession at Imam Turki Bin Abdullah Grand Mosque in Riyadh. AFP Photo/Ho/Saudi TV

  The body of Saudi King Abdullah is carried during his funeral at Imam Turki Bin Abdullah Grand Mosque, in Riyadh January 23, 2015. – Reuters

An image grab taken from Saudi state TV on January 23, 2015 shows Saudi mourners carrying the body of King Abdullah during his funeral procession at Imam Turki Bin Abdullah Grand Mosque in Riyadh. AFP Photo/Ho/Saudi TV

 



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