Monkey disrupts prayers at Saudi mosque

Monkey jumped to attack worshippers. (SUPPLIED)

A packed Saudi mosque plunged into pandemonium after a money found its way inside and attacked worshippers just as they were about to kneel down for their daily prayers, a newspaper in the Gulf Kingdom said on Sunday.

Hundreds of people have converged on the mosque in the western town of Taif for their evening prayers and lined up behind the preacher when the monkey jumped into the lines and attacked them.

"They stopped their prayers to chase the monkeyafter a few minutes, they failed to catch it and the monkey succeeded in fleeing outside the mosque, Sabq daily said without mentioning where the monkey had come from.

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