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Saudi Arabia identifies Jeddah suicide bomber

Saudi Arabia identifies Jeddah suicide bomber

Saudi Arabia on Tuesday identified the suicide bomber who struck outside the U.S. consulate in Jeddah as a Pakistani resident of the kingdom who arrived 12 years ago to work as a driver.

The suicide bombing near the diplomatic post was the first of three targeting the kingdom Monday, including one outside the sprawling mosque grounds where the Prophet Muhammad is buried in the western city of Medina that killed four Saudi security troops and wounded five. Millions of Muslims from around the world visit the mosque every year as part of their pilgrimage to Mecca.

The governor of Mecca, Prince Faisal bin Salman, who is a son of King Salman, was shown on state television...

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