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Gunfire Disrupts a Relative Calm Routine of Saudi Embassy in Netherlands

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Mohammad Haroon Alim
Mohammad Haroon Alim
Mohammad Haroon Alim holds a BBA degree from Kardan University. He works as a sub-editor for Khaama Press.
Police are investigating outside the Embassy of Saudi Arabia in The Hague, The Netherlands, Nov 12, after it has been shot at. – EPA pic

According to reports, Several shots have been fired on Saudi Arabia’s embassy at the Capital of Netherlands, Hague, suspect at large.

Police have reportedly rushed to the location of gunfire at 6:00am Thursday morning, but the shooter had fled the scene before the cops could capture the perpetrator.

Detectives are currently investigating the scene. No body was reported injured or dead but numerous bullet holes blown through the building’s front windows, and streets are littered with dozens of shell casings.

Hague is known to be the center of International justice and home  to several UN tribunals and judicial bodies following Second World War, including International Court of Justice and International Criminal court.

Famous to be the fourth UN’s major center after Newyork, Geneva and Vienna.

This comes at a time three people were wounded during an international event, commemorating holding WWI memorial in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

The explosive device hit when several representatives of countries were present at the event on Wednesday; the non-Muslim dead cemetery was packed with foreign diplomats.

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