The media representative for the Mecca regional police has provided details surrounding a recent shooting near the U.S. Consulate in Jeddah. This incident occurred at 6:45 PM on Wednesday local time. The statement from the police revealed that a driver in a car had stopped close to the building of the American Consulate in Jeddah. The assailant emerged from the vehicle with a gun. The local security personnel quickly dealt with the incident, which led to the person’s demise during the shooting exchange.
A second casualty was a Nepalese worker who was part of the Consulate’s security detail, who suffered fatal injuries. In-depth investigations by the security authorities are currently underway to fully comprehend the details of the event.