Lahore, 11th November: An explosion has taken place in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia that injured many people.
Baaghi TV: A blast at a non-Muslim cemetery in the Saudi city of Jeddah has injured four people, according to initial reports.
According to the news agency, Greek and French officials were present at the place where the blast took place. According to unconfirmed reports, the staff of the British consulate was also present in the cemetery of Jeddah.
The blast was heard far away, police and rescue agencies arrived at the scene. The injured were taken to a hospital for medical treatment while the scene was sealed off for investigation.
The French Foreign Ministry says a non-Muslim cemetery in Jeddah, an annual commemoration of the end of World War I, attended by officials from several consulates, including France, was attacked this morning. France strongly condemns this cowardly, unprovoked attack.
BREAKING: Several wounded in blast at cemetery for non-Muslims in Saudi Arabia: France ministry. More follows… pic.twitter.com/wXDnsxCWag
— The New Arab (@The_NewArab) November 11, 2020
According to the news agency, a grenade was hurled which injured two people, but another news agency claimed that four people were injured. The newspaper also provided pictures of the incident.
Tout mon soutien à nos compatriotes en Arabie Saoudite et à Jeddah ! 🇫🇷 https://t.co/XYd2ZNp5cm
— Damien Regnard (@damienregnard) November 11, 2020
A wounded man lying on the ground in a cemetery in the Saudi military capital, Jeddah, with men dressed in military uniforms can be seen in the photo.
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