Suicide bomber attacks mosque

The attack wounded a number of people, according to the online edition of Asharq al-Awsat newspaper and reports on social media.

Suicide bomber attacks mosque in Saudi Arabia-al Jazeera

A suicide bomb attack on in a mosque in Abha city in south west Saudi Arabia killed 17 people on Thursday, Saudi state television channel al-Ekhbariya reported.

The attack wounded a number of people, according to the online edition of Asharq al-Awsat newspaper and reports on social media. Reuters could not independently verify those reports.

The mosque served a state security unit called the Special Emergency Force, and all those killed were members, the channel said.

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