Attack near US consulate in Saudi city of Jeddah

July 4, 2016
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An attack in vicinities of the US consulate in Jeddah caused no victims, said interior ministry of Saudi Arabia. An official statement told the details of an attack. As the spokesman Maj-Gen Mansour al-Turki noted, it was a man who “blew himself up with a suicide belt inside the hospital parking.” The Jeddah Dr. Suleiman Faqeeh hospital is opposite the US consulate.

Another bombing attack was registered in Saudi city Jeddah, very close to the US consulate. According to the statement of the Ministry of Interior, a suspected suicide bomber has died after detonating a suicide belt. The incident took place near the US consulate in Jeddah early in the morning on 4th July. Two security officers were slightly injured but everyone remembers another tragedy in Jeddah– in 2004, militants attacked the US consulate leaving nine people dead.

Two security officers were slightly injured but everyone remembers another tragedy in Jeddah–in 2004, militants attacked the US consulate leaving nine people dead. The Saudi Red Sea city of Jeddah woke up in the early hours of US Independence Day with the noise of blasts. No one from US diplomatic mission hurt, it confirms that all personnel under chief of mission authority are accounted for at this time.

The US embassy in Saudi Arabia asked the American to take extra precautions when travelling throughout the country.

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