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19 people arrested over Saudi attacks including Medina: ministry

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Baku, July 8, AZERTAC

Nineteen people, including 12 Pakistani nationals, have been arrested in Saudi Arabia following suicide attacks on Monday, including one near Islam's second-holiest site in the city of Medina, the kingdom's Interior Ministry said on Thursday, according to AFP.

A spokesperson said in a statement that authorities had also identified the suicide attackers who struck in Medina, at a Shiite mosque in Qatif and in western Jeddah, the economic capital, not far from the US consulate.

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