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May 29, 2004, 04:41 AM
There is a serious event going in the city of Khobar, Saudi Arabia (Saudi Aramco is located there). Simutaneous attacks on several residential compounds and office complex.

Right around where I live and work. I am in the office, my family in one of the compound near those attacked.

Few foreigners are killed and dragged on the street.

[Edited on 29-5-2004 by crickipagol]

May 29, 2004, 04:53 AM
Hope you are safe. Take care.

May 29, 2004, 09:22 AM
Those places are very unpredictable. Please try to stay safe in every possible ways.

May 29, 2004, 10:23 AM
Hope your family is doing ok and you guys are safe. I heard something about it today on the news. Total madness :mad:

May 29, 2004, 11:25 AM
Thanks guys. We are OK. But holed up in our compound. Hopefully things will get better in time.

Khobar is relatively moderate city in KSA, due to its large number of expatriate population. We rarely experienced any trouble from religious clerics (mutawa), who are very common in other cities. But todays event surely shaken us.

Hoping for the better days!