2004 News Story

Interior Ministry gives more details on injuries and damage from the two car explosions in Riyadh

The Interior Ministry today reported that most of those wounded in the two explosions outside the headquarters of the Interior Ministry and the Emergency Special Forces in Riyadh on Wednesday have been discharged from hospitals. Four people still remain hospitalized in stable condition.  

A spokesman for the Ministry of Interior stressed that no security personnel were killed in the car bombings or in the raid on the terrorists’ hideout, although six security officers were wounded during the raid. As for the damage to the Ministry of Interior building, the spokesman said that this was minor and that the building will be open for business Saturday, the first day of the Saudi work week.