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Saudi Arabia to Cooperate with US in Florida Shooting Probe - Embassy
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Saudi Arabia to Cooperate with US in Florida Shooting Probe - Embassy

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 07 Dec 2019, 01:45 am

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: Saudi Arabia King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud directed his country's security services to cooperate with American colleagues in investigating the shooting at a US Naval base in Florida, the Saudi Embassy in the Washington said.

"His Majesty directed Saudi security services to cooperate with the relevant American agencies to uncover information that will help determine the cause of this horrific attack," the statement said on Friday.

The shooter was identified as a Saudi trainee pilot. He killed three people and injured at least seven more before being shot to death.

After the attack King Salman called US President Donald Trump to offer his condolences and "the kingdom’s full support."

According to the statement, he assured Trump that the perpetrator did not represent the Saudi people, who view Americans as their friends and allies.