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Saudi group claims Riyadh bombing

A radical Islamist militant group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb attack in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, that killed four people. The al-Haramain Brigades, a group linked to the al-Qaeda network, said it had bombed the security forces’ HQ. The car bomb attack on Wednesday killed four people, including two security officials, and injured at least 148. The group’s claim has not been verified independently, but Saudi officials had already blamed al-Qaeda for the attack. “Who else sends suicide bombers to blow up cars in the midst of urban centres?” an official told reporters. The claim of responsibility came in a statement published on at least two Islamist websites. Full Story

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