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Britain condemns evil attack plot on Makkah's Grand Mosque


(MENAFN- Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) LONDON, June 24 (KUNA) -- Britain on Saturday condemned as "evil" a foiled attack on the Grand Mosque of the holy city of Makkah in Saudi Arabia, calling on nations to cooperate on defeating terrorism.

On the attempt, which was announced early on Saturday, British Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson said, "terrorism respects no country and no religion.

"We all stand together in confronting it and together we will prevail," he said.

The planned attack involved six people, one of whom blew himself up after being surrounded by Saudi security forces.

The blast caused damage to a building he had been hiding in which led to the injury of another six people and five security personnel, according to reports. (end) mrn.sd

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