Suicide Bomber Strikes Near Muslim Holy Shrine in Saudi City

  • Four security guards killed in Medina, Interior Ministry says
  • Blast follows deadly suicide attacks from Iraq to Turkey

The scene of the blast in Medina.

Photographer: Noor Punasiya via AP Photo

A suicide bomber blew himself up near one of Islam’s holiest shrines in Saudi Arabia, the third attack in the kingdom on Monday, extending a terrorism wave that has killed scores in the Middle East and beyond over the past two weeks.

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