Suicide bombing kills 17 Saudi policemen

Riyadh, Aug 6 (IANS) At least 17 policemen were killed in Saudi Arabia on Thursday when a suicide bomber targeted a mosque, Al Arabiya reported.

The horrific incident took place in Abha, capital of Asir province.

It was not the first time a mosque has been targeted in Saudi Arabia.

Islamic State claimed responsibility for a May explosion at a Shia mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia during Friday prayers that killed 20 people.

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