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King Abdullah undergoes successful surgery – Royal Court | ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive 2005 -2017
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RIYADH Asharq Al-Awsat – the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has undergone successful back surgery at a hospital in, Riyadh, to tighten a loose ligament, the royal court said in a statement Sunday.

“Surgery was performed at the National Guard’s King Abdulaziz Medical City in Riyadh on Saturday … where a loose ligament in the upper back was tightened,” the SPA news agency, said.

“With God’s help, the surgery ended at 0315 on Sunday morning … and thanks be to God it was successful,” it added.