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Najib: Malaysia condemns attack in Mecca


  • Nation
  • Saturday, 24 Jun 2017

Muslim worshippers pray at the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca on June 23, 2017, during the last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan. AFP PHOTO

Muslim worshippers pray at the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca on June 23, 2017, during the last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan. AFP PHOTO

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has condemned in the strongest terms the suicide bombing attack near the Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak in a Twitter post expressed his sympathies to the Saudi government and its people and the 11 victims who were injured in the incident, which included police officers.

Najib said that he was disappointed and saddened that such an incident took place in the Holy Land.

He added that he was also grateful that no Malaysians were hurt in the incident. - Bernama

 

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