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Shots fired at Saudi Arab embassy in The Hague, no injuries reported

Police said nobody was injured in the shooting.

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Several shots were fired at the Saudi Arabian embassy in The Hague, Netherlands on Thursday early morning,

There were no injuries reported. However, the bullets fired left holes across the facade and in several windows.

Spokesman Steven van Santen said police were alerted around 6 am to shots being fired at the building on a stately avenue opposite a canal in the Dutch city.

The Dutch police after finding  several bullet casings outside the building, has roped off the area around Saudi Arabia’s embassy,

While investigations are underway, police have also launched an appeal for witnesses.

The development comes after a bomb exploded at a World War I commemoration ceremony at a non-Muslim cemetery in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, being attended by several European diplomats.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.