Earlier, AFP reported that a bomb had struck a World War I commemoration attended by European diplomats in Jeddah, leaving several people wounded: ” The annual ceremony commemorating the end of World War I at the non-Muslim cemetery in Jeddah, attended by several consulates, including that of France, was the target of an IED [improvised explosive device] attack this morning, which injured several people,” France’s foreign ministry said: https://acebreakingnews.wordpress.com/2020/11/11/breaking144-a-number-of-people-injury-in-a-grenade-attack-on-mosque-in-jeddah-on-wednesday-morning-according-to-rt-news-report/?preview=true
The French consulate in the UAE issued a statement Wednesday confirming several people had been wounded in the incident: ” Once again, France was the target of an attack during the commemorations of November 11, organized by the Consulate General of France, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. This attack left several wounded,” it said: The French Embassy in the UAE said it was in close contact with the UAE authorities and that both remained “committed to ensuring a high level of stafety for our communities.”The statement added that the Embassy and the Consulate General reiterated calls for people to show restraint and remain vigilant, especially when traveling, in particular in places visited by tourists and expatriate communities.
A Saudi government source told Arab News the incident is being investigated and a detailed report will be issued very soon.…….
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#AceNewsDesk report …………….Published: Nov.11: 2020: