Arrest of ’96 Alkhobar blast suspect ‘big achievement’

August 27, 2015 12:59 AM

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JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia is holding the main suspect in the 1996 bombing of the Khobar Towers residence at a US military base in the country, Arab News’ sister publication, Asharq Al-Awsat reported Wednesday.

The newspaper said Ahmed Al-Mughassil, 48, leader of the Hezbollah Al-Hejaz who had been indicted by a US court for the attack that killed 19 US service personnel and wounded almost 500 people, had been captured in the Lebanese capital Beirut and transferred to Riyadh.

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