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King Salman guard Al-Fagham killed: Saudi police


Maj. Gen. Abdulaziz Al-Fagham, the bodyguard of King Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, passed away in the Grand Mosque on Saturday evening.

The spokesman for the Mecca police announced the details of al-Fagham, the guardian of King Salman`s death.

Al-Fagham was visiting his friend Turki bin Abdulaziz Al-Sabti at his home in Al-Shati neighborhood in Jeddah province. A friend named Mamdouh bin Meshaal Al-Ali entered the home. During their discussion, they insulted each other. The latter went out of the house, brought a firearm and shot at Al-Fagham, wounding him and two others in the house, the brother of the house`s owner, and a worker of the Filipino nationality, according to Okaz newspaper.

The deceased was mourned on Twitter by many of his relatives, friends, celebrities, officials and thousands of citizens, where the deceased`s pictures were exchanged with words of obituary and verses of lamentation, as well as calls for mercy and forgiveness.

In a tweet to his Twitter account, Bader Al-Asaker, director of the Crown Prince’s private office, said: “Oh God accept my brother and our deceased  Abdulaziz_alfgm of your loyal servants, who worked for the homeland and served it with charity.”

It is noteworthy that at the beginning of 1410 AH the deceased joined King Khalid Military College and graduated from the end of 1412 and was appointed special brigade and transferred his services to the Royal Guard after merging with the special brigade.

For King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz, the deceased served as a bodyguard – may God have mercy on him – and then worked as a guard for King Salman bin Abdulaziz – may God protect him.

The World Academy Organization awarded the late-God`s mercy- the best bodyguard in the world.