RealNews

Three Explosions Rock Saudi Capital

Three explosions rocked a residential compound in western Riyadh around midnight Saturday, and smoke could be seen rising from the area of the blast. Diplomats reported one big explosion, followed by two smaller ones 15 seconds apart. The streets were crowded with late night crowds because of Ramadan, the holy month when Muslims fast during the day. A U.S. Embassy spokesperson said the attack targeted the B2 compound, which is in the Nakheel neighborhood near the Muhaya shopping center. It’s a residential area, with mainly Saudis and other Arabs with a few foreigners. The official said all U.S. embassy personnel are accounted for. There was no immediate word on casualties. Full Story

OODA Analyst

OODA Analyst

OODA is comprised of a unique team of international experts capable of providing advanced intelligence and analysis, strategy and planning support, risk and threat management, training, decision support, crisis response, and security services to global corporations and governments.