Terrorist tried to blow up U.S. Embassy in Saudi Arabia

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In the Saudi city of Jeddah a suicide bomber tried to attack the U.S. consulate.

The man planned to trigger the explosives near the U.S. diplomatic mission, however, he was seen, and got neutralized.

According to Kommersant with reference to the Sky News Arabia, the explosion still took place, but it was not specified whether the terrorist managed to trigger the bomb, or explosives detonated after fire shots. Also, it was reported of 2 injured security personnel, who were hospitalized.

According to Reuters, a terrorist parked his car near the mosque in front of the consulate, some time later there was an explosion. The agency said that 3 security officer received not heavy injuries.

Source: business-gazeta.ru

 

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