2001 News Story

Official statement on letter bomb in Al-Khobar

The director of police for the Eastern Province has reported that at 8:30 a.m. today an American physiotherapist was injured by a letter bomb that exploded in his office at Saad Hospital in Al-Khobar. He received injuries to his face, hands and left knee when he opened an envelope that he assumed contained a video tape. Security authorities are investigating the incident.