3 service members' families sue Saudi Arabia over NAS Pensacola shooting

The families of three U.S. service members killed at Naval Air Station Pensacola sued Saudi Arabia over its role in the Dec. 6, 2019 attack.

2/22/2021 10:25:00 PM

JUST IN: The families of three U.S. service members killed at Naval Air Station Pensacola have sued Saudi Arabia over its role in the attack.

The families of three U.S. service members killed at Naval Air Station Pensacola sued Saudi Arabia over its role in the Dec. 6, 2019 attack.

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.Handout/FBI/AFP via Getty ImagesThe families of three U.S. service members killed at Naval Air Station Pensacola have sued Saudi Arabia over its role in the Dec. 6, 2019 attack.Saudi Air Force 2nd Lt. Mohammed Saeed Al-Shamrani was a flight student enrolled in the Security Cooperation Education and Training Program and while wearing his Saudi Air Force uniform, he fired hundreds of rounds of ammunition killing three Navy service members; severely wounding four sailors, a Navy civil servant, seven sheriff’s deputies and a Department of Defense police officer.

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According to the lawsuit, Saudi Arabia knew of Al-Shamrani’s radicalization and anti- American sentiments, which were publicly associated with a Twitter account bearing his name. Read more: ABC News »

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how can they blame a whole nation for one person's act? the accusations are baseless Good I am surprised, they didn't go after Iran on this...🤭 Sue the US military while you’re at it, they let him into the base. Fun fact: this would not have happened had Biden not the president rn. How do you subpoena a Saudi Arabian citizen to a U.S. court?

Bleed them dry!