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Spokesman: A terrorist plan foiled outside Mecca and Holy Sites - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive
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Jeddah, (SPA) — The Spokesman of the Interior Ministry Major General Mansour Al-Turki announced here last night that a plan to carry out terrorist operations in some locations outside Mecca and the holy sites with a target of creating confusion among security organs and messing up the plans of the pilgrimage had been foiled.

In a statement to the Saudi Press Agency, Major General Al-Turki said “In the interest of the investigation, it is not required to disclose any details at this stage.”

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