US Military Headquarters Bombed in Saudi Arabia

In Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, a car bomb exploded at U.S. Military Headquarters.

Fatalaties included 5 U.S. Servicemen. Injuries included were 34 Americans and the rest were civilans. Two explosions ripped the front part of the building off where 400 Americans trained Saudi military officials.

Our defense relationship with Saudi Arabia is critically important to both countries and nothing that happened today will deter the United States and Saudi Arabian government from lessening their defense cooperation in the future.”

— Nicholas Burns, State Department Spokesman