Monday 15 August 2022

At least 20 shots fired at Saudi embassy in The Hague, no-one hurt


Shots have been fired at the Saudi embassy on the Koninginnegracht in the centre of The Hague, according to local media reports, but police say it is too early to give more information.

Reports suggest the building was hit at least 20 times and that dozens of casings litter the ground. Police were alerted to the shooting shortly before 6am.

No-one so far has been reported hurt.

According to local broadcaster Omroep West, bullet holes can be seen clearly in several windows.

Police and forensic teams are now at the embassy and part of the street has been sealed off while the investigation gets underway.

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