Saudi Prince Khalid bin Abdullah dies

Prince Khalid bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the eldest child of Saudi Arabia`s King Abdullah, has died.

Updated: Jun 12, 2011, 14:44 PM IST

Riyadh: Prince Khalid bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the eldest child of Saudi Arabia`s King Abdullah, has died, state media reported Saturday. He was 54.
Prince Khalid died Friday and funeral rites were performed in the Saudi capital Riyadh, according to a statement by the Saudi royal court.
Prince Khalid was honorary head of the Jiddah-based football club Al-Ahli and was on the board of trustees at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. He was not in line for the throne.

Bureau Report