Bodyguard of Saudi king killed in shooting

Bodyguard of Saudi king killed in shootingA prominent bodyguard of Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has been shot and killed at a friend’s house in what has been described as a personal dispute, according to state media. Major General Abdelaziz al-Fagham’s death triggered an outpouring of emotion on Twitter, with some condemning the killing of the Saudi ruler’s “guardian angel”. Fagham, who was frequently seen by the king’s side, died Saturday evening in the western city of Jeddah, police in Mecca said in a statement carried by the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA).