Law enforcement officials stand close to the Embassy of Saudi Arabia after unidentified assailants sprayed it with gunfire, in The Hague, Netherlands (Reuters)
AMSTERDAM: Unidentified assailants sprayed the embassy of Saudi Arabia within the Netherlands with gunfire earlier than daybreak on Thursday, police stated. Nobody was damage within the incident.
Dutch police stated there had been no arrests after the constructing was hit simply earlier than 6am. Photos on Dutch tv confirmed casings scattered on the road and bullet holes within the home windows.
A police spokesman stated the motive was below investigation and it was unclear who might need been accountable.
In a press release, the embassy condemned the “cowardly assault” and urged Saudi residents within the Netherlands to be on excessive alert and to train warning.
The incident occurred a day after an explosion at a World Battle One remembrance ceremony involving overseas embassies within the Saudi metropolis of Jeddah, which wounded a number of folks.
The explosion was the second safety incident to happen within the Crimson Sea port metropolis within the final couple of weeks, and the primary obvious bomb assault concentrating on foreigners within the conservative kingdom.