SAUDI ARABIA

Images of Riyadh’s deadly truck explosion

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At least 14 people were killed when a truck carrying flammable liquids exploded Thursday morning in Saudi Arabia’s capital, Riyadh, according to Al Arabiya television. The truck reportedly burst into flames after crashing into a bridge in the east of the city.

 

According to an AFP photographer on the ground, dozens of other cars caught fire; several buildings near the site of the explosion were also damaged. More than 60 people were injured.

 

A video filmed right after the explosion, sent by our Observer Mohammed Alsaeedi.

 

The aftermath. Photo posted on Twitter by @Kayf_najd

 

 

Photo posted on Twitter by@Kayf_najd

 

 

Video sent by our Observer, Mohammed Alsaeedi.