Wednesday, May 31, 2017

SAUDI ARABIA - Shooting at Riyadh school kills two, gunman still at large

(Arab News) - JEDDAH: Two teachers have been killed in a shooting at the Kingdom School in north Riyadh this morning.

The shooter, who is a former teacher that has been laid off, is still at large, local media has reported.
The official Twitter account of the US Mission in Saudi Arabia has posted a warning to avoid the area that has heavy police presence.

The tweet that was posted around 2pm local time, states that “shooter still at school. School closed, no children present. Please avoid area,” before another tweet around 3:15 local time stated: “Ongoing security incident at Kingdom School as of 3pm local time. Please avoid area due to heavy police presence.”
Riyadh Police Department has not issued a statement yet.