Suicide bomb explodes near US consulate in western Saudi Arabia

A suicide bomber blew himself up outside the US consulate in Jeddah, western Saudi Arabia, early Monday, killing himself and injuring two consular security officials, a news report said.

Security was on high alert after the incident, which occured after the driver was stopped at a checkpoint outside the consulate, sabq reported online.

The Interior Ministry was expected to make a statement later Monday, it said.

Last update: Mon, 04/07/2016 - 12:19

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