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Jeddah cemetery attack: Prince Mishal visits hospital to inquire about the wounded

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

12th Nov, 2020. 12:22 pm
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Prince Mishal Jeddah attack

Governor of Jeddah, Prince Mishal Bin Majed has on Wednesday visited patients in hospital who received wounds in the Jeddah cemetery attack.

Prince Mishal sought reassurance of their condition and was briefed by the medical team treating the wounded.

Makkah Region Police Director Maj. Gen. Eid Al-Otaibi, and a number of governorate officials were also present.

On Wednesday, a blast took place at a cemetery in Jeddah during an international World War I commemoration ceremony.

A ceremony held by foreign embassies to commemorate soldiers who were killed during the First World War.

According to sources, local authorities said a Greek national and a Saudi security officer were wounded the “cowardly” attack. The British government said one UK national also suffered minor injuries.

However, there was no immediate claim of responsibility and no word on the motive.

In a joint statement by the embassies of France, Greece, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States has strongly condemned the attack.”Such attacks on innocent people are shameful and entirely without justice,” said the statement

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