posted on May, 1 2004 @ 06:44 AM
Reports coming from Saudi Arabia say that American's have been killed after Four Militants attacked a compound in Saudi Arabia's Red Sea industrial
town of Yanbu. They entered the building and opened fired on the workers, then set off a car bomb after being chased by security forces.
An informed source said two of the militants were killed when they detonated the car bomb; a third was shot and killed by Saudi authorities; and
the fourth was shot and wounded by authorities and arrested.
The ministry confirmed that three of the militants were killed and the other was injured and arrested.
The ministry did not have an exact casualty figure on how many workers were killed and wounded in Saturday's attack.
The American, Australian and British Embassies in Riyadh are checking reports that some of their nationals could be among the casualties.
Yanbu is about 150 km (100 miles) north of Jeddah and is the first time such an attack has happened there.
Deadly car bombing in Saudi Arabia
[Edited on 2-5-2004 by Ocelot]