Saudi security forces foil terrorist attack near royal place in Jeddah – reports

A gunman and two guards were killed in a shootout as the Saudi Arabian security forces prevented a terrorist attack near the royal Al Salam Palace in Jeddah, social media reports claimed on Saturday.

Several Twitter accounts posted photos which, they said, were made at the site of the incident near the Al Salam (Peace) palace.

There has so far been no confirmation of the attack from Saudi authorities.