Several injured in a blast at non-Muslim cemetery in Jeddah

Several people were wounded on Wednesday in what French officials described as a "bomb attack" targeting a World War I commemoration ceremony attended by European diplomats at a non-Muslim cemetery in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, news wires reported.

"The annual ceremony commemorating the end of World War I at the non-Muslim cemetery in Jeddah, attended by several consulates, including that of France, was the target of an IED [improvised explosive device] attack this morning, which injured several people," the French foreign ministry said. "France strongly condemns this cowardly, unjustifiable attack," the ministry added.

A Greek government official said four people were injured in the blast, including a Greek national.

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