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Saudi King’s personal bodyguard killed in dispute: Police

Major General Abdulaziz al-Fagham
The personal bodyguard of the Saudi King was shot dead in "a personal dispute," according to news reports.

Major General Abdulaziz al-Fagham was visiting his friend at his home in Jeddah when a mutual friend called Mamdouh al-Ali entered the residence, according to police.

As the conversation between Fagham and Ali escalated, the police said, Ali left the home and came back carrying a gun and fired at Fagham.

The brother of the house's owner and a Filipino worker were also injured.

The shooter was then killed by police during a standoff that left five security force members wounded, according to the police statement. 

Fagham was taken to hospital but later died as a result of his wounds.




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