Jordan condemns suicide blast in Saudi Arabia

AMMAN, Jan 29 (KUNA) Jordan on Friday condemned a suicide bombing that targeted a mosque in Saudi Arabia’s eastern Al-Ahsa governorate, killing and wounding a number of innocent people.
Jordanian Minister of State for Media Affairs and Communications Mohammed Al-Momani said in a press release that the explosion that rocked the Al-Imam Al-Rida Mosque in Al-Ahsa showed once more that “terrorism is blind and it that no one is excluded from its evils”.
The minister, who is also spokesman for the Jordanian government, reiterated Jordan’s support for Saudi Arabia against all “terrorist acts” that target the Kingdom’s security and stability.
Al-Momani offered condolences to the Saudi government over the victims of the blast, wishing the injured speedy recovery.
At least two people were killed and seven others injured on Friday when a suicide bomber attacked a mosque in Saudi Arabia’s eastern governorate of Al-Ahsa, the Saudi Interior Ministry said. (end) mjb.mt