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Reports of injuries after security incident in non-Muslim cemetery in Jeddah

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A security incident at a non-Muslim cemetery in Saudi Arabia’s Jeddah has resulted in several injuries among visitors, Al Arabiya reported on Wednesday.

The Khawajaat Cemetery has been secured and the situation is currently stable, Al Arabiya reported.

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Authorities are expected to reveal the details of the incident in an official statement expected at a later time.

Al-Ekhbariya TV also showed footage of security cordons around the cemetery.

People of different nationalities, including British and Portuguese soldiers, have been buried in the Khawajaat cemetery, according to Al Arabiya.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 11 November 2020 KSA 16:29 – GMT 13:29