Gunman killed after deadly attack at Jeddah palace gate

A gunman on Saturday drove up to the gate of the king’s palace in the Saudi city of Jeddah and opened fire, killing at least two security guards before being shot dead.
A statement by Saudi Arabia’s interior ministry identified the attacker as Mansour al-Amri, a 28-year-old Saudi national.
The gunman was killed by the Royal Guards at the Al-Salam Palace.
Earlier on Saturday, the United States Embassy in Saudi Arabia had warned US citizens to exercise caution in the area around the palace after reports on social media of an attack there.

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