February 22, 2021

Victims’ families sue Saudi Arabia over naval base attack

Washington (AFP) – Families of three men killed in 2019 at a Florida naval base by a Saudi airman sued Saudi Arabia Monday, saying its government knew of the shooter’s radicalization and association with Al-Qaeda. Three members of the US military were shot dead and 13 others were wounded in the attack on December 6, 2019, at training facilities for foreign military at the Naval Air Station Pensacola. US justice authorities said the shooter, Royal Saudi Air Force flight student Mohammed Alshamrani, had plotted the attack for years, expressing jihadist ideology and contacting Al-Qaeda operatives…

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