The Director of Police in the Eastern Region
announced today the nationalities of the persons who were killed or injured in a
blast on Saturday evening in front of a shop selling watches and accessories in
Al-Khobar Governorate. The blast resulted in the death of two people and caused
injuries to four others.
In a statement announced here today following the previous
statement on Saturday, the Director of Police said that, after confirmation of
the identities of those who died and received injuries, it was proved that one
of the dead person is an American - Michael Gerald Martin. He said the identity
of the other person who died in the blast could not be determined.
He said the injured persons were transferred to a hospital for
medical treatment, adding that they are all in “satisfactory condition.”
“The investigation is still under way to determine the
identity of the second person who died (in the blast) and the cause of the
incident,” he noted.