BREAKING: King Salman of Saudi had a surgery to remove his gallbladder

King Salman

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman underwent an operation to remove his gallbladder, he will spend some time in the hospital as part of treatment plan – state news agency

Saudi Press Agency reported, citing a Royal Court statement said the operation was described as a laparoscopic surgery, which is “a low-risk procedure that usually involves only small incisions and a small camera to aid the surgeons’ work,” according to the Associated Press.

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques will spend some time in King Faisal Specialist Hospital as part of the medical team’s recovery plan, according to SPA.

King Salman “expressed his appreciation to everyone who called, asked or sent him well wishes from their majesties the leaders of the Arab and Muslim countries,” the Royal Court said in a statement carried by SPA.

King Salman was admitted to the hospital in Riyadh for medical checks on Monday, the state news agency reported.

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