RIYADH, 30th October, 2016 (WAM) — The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia, today received a telephone call from the Nigerian President Muhammad Bukhari.

According to the Saudi Press Agency, SPA, the president denounced attempt to target Makkah with a ballistic missile by the Houthi militias, praying to Allah to save the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia against whatsoever mischief.

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques expressed thanks to the Nigerian president for disapproving the attempt to target Makkah, and denounced, also, the two bombings, which have taken place in Maiduguri, Northern Nigeria.

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