The suicide attack in Jeddah city of Saudi Arabia was carried out by a Pakistani man, the Saudi officials have said.
According to the authorities, the attacker was a 34-year-old Pakistani driver named Abdullah Qalzar Khan, who lived with his wife and family in the city.
Two other suicide bombings also took place in the eastern city of Qatif on Monday evening after a foiled attack earlier in the day in Madinah.
Four Saudi security force members were killed on Monday after a suicide bombing took place in Madinah near the prophet’s mosque, the Al-Haram Al-Nabawi, regarded as one of Islam’s holiest sites.
According to Al Arabiya News Channel the suicide bombing took place in a parking lot between the city court and the mosque, visited by millions every year. The channel showed images of fire raging in a parking lot with at least one body seen nearby. The suicide bomber also died in the attack.