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Suicide Bomber Blows Himself up in Jeddah - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive
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A suicide bomber carried out an attack in Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea city of Jeddah in the early hours of Monday, the Interior Ministry said.

The ministry said the attacker detonated his suicide vest when security guards approached him near the parking lot of Dr. Suleiman Faqeeh Hospital.

The attacker died and two security men were wounded with minor injuries, according to the ministry statement, which was published by the state-run Saudi Press Agency. Some cars in the parking lot were damaged.

The blast happened shortly before the dawn prayers.

Investigators are trying to identify the culprit, the interior ministry added.

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

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