2004 News Story

Three militants killed in attack on U.S. consulate in Jeddah

The Ministry of Interior has announced that at 8:00 a.m. GMT today, members of the deviant group threw explosives at the gate of the U.S. Consulate in Jeddah and then entered. Security forces took immediate action, and were able to bring the situation under control. Three of the assailants were killed and two others wounded and arrested. The incident is being followed up by the concerned authorities and a supplementary statement will be released later.