Gunmen attack Saudi consulate car in Pakistan, one Saudi dead
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Victim in attack on Saudi Arabian consulate car in Karachi was a Saudi diplomat – Ambassador
KARACHI, Pakistan | Mon May 16, 2011 12:53am EDT
(Reuters) – Gunmen attacked a car belonging to the Saudi Arabian consulate in the Pakistani city of Karachi on Monday killing a Saudi national, police said.
The attack came days after unidentified attackers threw two hand grenades at the Saudi consulate in the city, Pakistan’s commercial hub. No one as hurt in that attack.
Al Qaeda is violently opposed to the Saudi government and has vowed revenge for the killing of its leader, Saudi-born Osama bin Laden, by U. S special forces in Pakistan on May 2. (Reporting by Faisal Aziz and Imtiaz Shah)