The Ministry of Interior has reported that a car bomb exploded near the General Directorate of Traffic in Riyadh today, resulting in casualties among citizens and security officers, and destruction in the surrounding area. At 2:00 p.m. local time, a car tried to enter the traffic headquarters. When stopped by the guards on duty, the driver exploded the car about 32 yards from the gate. Details will be issued later.
[text of press release by Prince Bandar bin Sultan on terrorist act]