2003 News Story

American shot and wounded by attacker in Jubail

The Ministry of Defense and Aviation has reported that at 2:30 p.m. today an unknown attacker fired at a U.S. national at the King Abdulaziz Naval Base in the Eastern Province town of Jubail, and then fled. The wounded man, who is hospitalized, in good condition, at the Naval Base hospital, is employed by a sub-contractor for the Saudi Royal Naval Forces in Jubail. The concerned authorities are investigating the incident and it is hoped the perpetrator will be apprehended as soon as possible.