Saudi Arabia: A mosque muezzin and worshiper have been killed in a dispute over the call to prayer in the northwestern Saudi city of Tabuk.

A spokesman for the Tabuk police said that there was a bitter argument between the muezzin and the citizen over the call to Fajr.

According to police, the accused got angry and attacked the muezzin and a man with a sharp instrument, killing both of them.

A spokesman for Tabuk police said that legal action has been initiated against the accused who killed the muezzin and the worshiper in the mosque.