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Shooter arrested in Medina by Saudi security forces

Doha, The Saudi media announced Sunday that the unknown shooter in Al-Masjid an-Nabawi, Medina, was arrested by security forces.

According to 'Sabq Online Newspaper', the accident happened Saturday evening and the shooter is reportedly suffering from mental illness.

Situation is under control in Al-Masjid an-Nabawi (Prophet's Mosque).

Medina is a city in western Saudi Arabia. In the city center, the vast Al-Masjid an-Nabawi ( is a major Islamic pilgrimage site.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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