Saudi King’s bodyguard killed in dispute with friend

Saudi King’s bodyguard killed in dispute with friend

Agency News

Dubai, Sep 29 : The personal bodyguard of Saudi Arabia’s King Salman was shot dead during a "personal dispute" with his friend, police said.

The Makkah Police Department said that the incident took place on Saturday evening when the bodyguard Abdulaziz Al-Fagham was visiting his friend Al-Ali in his house in Jeddah.

According to a report in Arab news, a heated discussion erupted between Al-Ali and Al-Fagham while discussing about personal and financial matters.

The killer left the house after a heated argument and came back with a gun and started shooting, injuring his brother, the victim and a Filipino worker there.Al-Faghm died later at the hospital, while the killer was shot dead by the police in a crossfire that also injured five police personnel.

The police spokesperson revealed that the condition of the seven injured is stable. He highlighted that the concerned authorities would continue to investigate the case.
Al-Faghm was also the bodyguard of the former Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.(UNI)