At least 17 security members were killed, 30 others wounded in a deadly suicide attack on a mosque in Asser province.

Thursday’s attack targeted a mosque used by Saudi security forces in the city of Abha, close to Yemeni borders.

A senior Saudi official told reporters that the blast occurred after a suicide bomber detonated his explosive belt.

Saudi Arabia is leading a coalition to undermine Shia rebels in neighboring Yemen.

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