Security forces of Saudi Arabia have prevented a terrorist attack in the sacred mosque in Mecca

In Saudi Arabia on Friday, 23 June, prevented a terrorist attack on the most sacred site for Muslims all over the world — Holy mosque in Mecca. On it informs TV channel Al Arabiya.

As told journalists the official representative of the Ministry of internal Affairs Mansur al-Turki, terrorists have created a number of cells, two of which were based in Mecca and one in Jeddah. To target criminals elected pilgrims.

During the RAID one of the militants opened fire on security forces then blew themselves up. As a result, six and five civil guards were injured.

Arrested five people, among them a woman. About their affiliation to any terrorist organization is not reported. The investigation is ongoing.

On 21 June, the militants grouping “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia) blew up the mosque an-Nuri in Mosul Iraq. In July 2014, the leader of the terrorists of ISIS, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi said in her speech, which proclaimed a “Caliphate” and declared himself its head. Later the Prime Minister of Iraq Haider al-Abadi said that the blowing up of this mosque is an admission of defeat militants.

July 4, 2016 the suicide bomber blew himself up at the Prophet’s mosque in the Muslim Holy city of Medina in Western Saudi Arabia, killing four employees of power structures.