Three suicide bombings rocked Saudi Arabia
AP) - Three suicide bombings Monday occurred in Saudi Arabia were distributed between Jeddah and Qatif and Medina, without yet announced any party claimed responsibility.
And signed the last of these bombings near the Prophet's Mosque in Medina, west of Saudi Arabia, according to Al Arabiya television cited owned by Saudis. Another explosion also took place at dawn on Monday near the US consulate in the city of Jeddah on the Red Sea, while the third blast in the city of Qatif, a predominantly Shia in the Eastern Province was signed. The Interior Ministry said that two security personnel were injured in the bombing of Jeddah. While Qatif residents said that the suicide bomber was killed and blown scattered near a mosque frequented by Shiites, and no one was injured.
Al-Arabiya reported that Medina bombing during Maghrib prayers after breakfast during the month of Ramadan, which ends Tuesday. Television footage showed a fire burning in a parking lot belonging to the security forces, in addition to the body near the position. And the Prophet's Mosque packed with worshipers during the month of Ramadan, which saw a number of horrific attacks across the region. More than 200 people have been killed in a bombing in the Karrada district of central Baghdad, said Sunday the organization of the Islamic state, claimed responsibility for, also signed other attacks in the cities of Dhaka and Istanbul. At the same time of the bombing of the city almost, explosion rocked the city of Qatif. A witness said the attack "was carried out by a suicide bombing, certainly. I can see his body was "torn to pieces. The other witness is Nassima Sada told AFP that "a suicide bomber blew himself up near the mosque" in Qatif, frequented by Shiites in the eastern city of Qatif on the Gulf coast center. But he insisted he did not hurt anybody hurt. Another witness who identified himself as Ayman, told AFP that two explosions near the mosque. He explained, "was one of the blasts in a car parked in front of the mosque, he was inside the man did not go to prayer in something unusual." The picture showed is believed to be the site of the blast spread among the population a small fire in the street and body parts and a severed head. - Bombings and shootings - Since late 2014, targeted a series of bombings and shootings adopted by the organization of the Islamic state, members of the Saudi security forces and the Shiite minority in Saudi Arabia. Most of the attacks occurred in the eastern region inhabited by a majority of Shiites in the Sunni conservative kingdom. Maj. Gen. Mansour al-Turki, spokesman for the Saudi Interior Ministry Arabiya television said the blast, which occurred near the US consulate was carried out by "foreign resident." And working in Saudi Arabia, millions of foreigners, mostly from Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and Asia. Turkish official told the news channel that the suspect is in his thirties was closer to the mosque in the area of it to the US consulate. He stressed that investigations are continuing to determine the goals and motives of the bomber. And the transfer of the Twitter site of the news channel for the Turkish brigade as saying he was "find explosive devices failed to explode in the vicinity of the site." The US embassy in Riyadh said casualties among American consulate employees did not fall. The Interior Ministry said in a statement carried by the Saudi Press Agency that "the security men suspected in a person and in his movements suspicious." "When initiated security men and verifiable objection and deal with it as required by the position initiated to blow himself up with an explosive belt he wore in the hospital parking." Interior and said it led to "him and wounding two security minor injuries were taken to the hospital." The newspaper "already" electronic and is close to the authorities a picture of part of the body of a person lying on the ground between the taxi and another car door open Achtergueth bullets. Bursting with Independence Day in the United States on the Fourth of July and synchronized. In Washington, a spokesman for the US State Department said on condition of anonymity, "We are aware of reports of an explosion in Jeddah and we are working with the Saudi authorities to collect more information." He said he was sure of the safety of all US diplomatic mission crew members. The organization of the Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi called for attacks in Saudi Arabia, which is involved in the alliance, which bombards the organization in Iraq and Syria, led by the United States.