Priya Bala's new portal

covering their ears before a blast. In a statement, the US consulate said there were no casualties or injuries among its staff, adding that it and the US embassy were in contact with Saudi authorities investigating the incident. Reuters could not immediately reach officials for further details. A photograph on the Sabq news website showed what appeared to be the remains of a man lying beside a taxi. State television avoided direct reference to the presence of the diplomatic mission, mentioning only the street address, an apparent effort to downplay the likely target of the attack. A State Department message to US citizens in Saudi Arabia reiterated advice to keep aware of their surroundings and take extra precautions when travelling. The witness said the area had been closed off by security forces, with helicopters hover
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covering their ears before a blast. In a statement, the US consulate said there were no casualties or injuries among its staff, adding that it and the US embassy were in contact with Saudi authorities investigating the incident. Reuters could not immediately reach officials for further details. A photograph on the Sabq news website showed what appeared to be the remains of a man lying beside a taxi. State television avoided direct reference to the presence of the diplomatic mission, mentioning only the street address, an apparent effort to downplay the likely target of the attack. A State Department message to US citizens in Saudi Arabia reiterated advice to keep aware of their surroundings and take extra precautions when travelling. The witness said the area had been closed off by security forces, with helicopters hover

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