According to AFP, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that on the 11th local time, a bomb attack occurred at a cemetery in Jeddah, the second largest city in Saudi Arabia, to commemorate the end of World War I. The incident caused several injuries.
According to reports, European diplomats attended the memorial ceremony.
According to reports, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs pointed out that in a cemetery in Jeddah, “an annual ceremony commemorating the end of World War I was held. Officials from consulates of many countries including France attended.
This morning, (the ceremony) was subjected to an improvised explosion.
The attack on the device caused many injuries.”
The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated: “France strongly condemns this cowardly and unreasonable attack.”