Suicide bomber strikes near main mosque in Medina

A suicide bomber detonated a device near the security headquarters of the Prophet's Mosque in Medina, Saudi Arabia, the second-holiest site in Islam.
The blast followed others in Qatif and Jeddah on Monday, the last day of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan and start of the Eid al-Fitra festival. Pictures circulating on social media showed dark smoke billowing from flames near the mosque.
In Qatif, two explosions shook the city. Witnesses said body parts could be seen in the area of the blast.
 

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