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11 Nov 2020 | 09:52 AM UTC

Saudi Arabia: Suspected grenade attack at Non-Muslim Cemetery in Jeddah November 11

Saudi Arabia News Alert

Suspected grenade attack causes injuries at Non-Muslim Cemetery in Jeddah's Al-Balad area on November 11; maintain heightened vigilance

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/11/2020, 12:00 AM until 11/13/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Riyadh). COUNTRY/REGION Jeddah

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A suspected grenade attack reportedly targeted an Armistice Day event at the Non-Muslim Cemetery located in the Al-Balad area of Jeddah (Mekkah province) on Wednesday, November 11. Unverified reports suggest that two people have been injured by the blast. 

A heightened security presence is to be expected in the area while police carry out their investigation into the blast. An associated disruption to transportation is likely over the near term.  


Those in Jeddah are advised to remain vigilant for militant activity and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments.


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