Saudi Forces Have Intercepted A Missile Enroute To The US Consolate In Jeddah
Earlier this morning, the Saudi American Public Relation Affairs Committee, an organization that aims to strengthen the relationship between Saudi Arabia and the United States, announced on their twitter feed that Saudi forces succeeded in preventing a suicide bombing attempt from reach the US consulate in Jeddah.
Mixed reports surrounding suicide bombings in Jeddah have also been released. One report states that a suicide bomber was killed and two other people wounded in a blast near the U.S. consulate in Jeddah,Saudi Arabia early today.
According to this report, the attacker parked his car at approximately 2am outside a hospital which is located opposite the US consulate. He then detonated his device after being approached by two security men.
Breaking: #Saudi forces succeeded in thwarting a suicide bombing attempt from reaching the #US consulate in #Jeddah pic.twitter.com/ElrlT5uihU
— SAPRAC (@SapracOrg) July 4, 2016
The Houthi missile after being intercepted by Saudi army in Khamis mushait, south of Saudi. https://t.co/YnAeGwZ0Kw
— سلطان القحطاني ???????? (@sultanalqahtani) July 4, 2016
Suicide bomber near old location of US consulate in #Jeddah #Saudi, no other fatalities per early reports
— Jane Novak (@JNovak_Yemen) July 4, 2016