Saudi King Salman admitted to hospital for medical checkup

BANDAR AL-JALOUD / SAUDI ROYAL PALACE / AFP

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia, has been admitted to a hospital in the capital Riyadh for medical checks.

According to the state news agency (SPA), he was admitted for inflammation of the gallbladder, without giving further details.

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