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Disgruntled employee shot Americans in Riyadh–diplomat

/ 02:59 AM October 15, 2014

WASHINGTON–The gunman who shot and killed an American and wounded another in Riyadh on Tuesday was a disgruntled former employee of defense contractor Vinnell Arabia and a US-Saudi citizen, a US diplomat said.

The victims of the shooting at a gas station in the Saudi capital also worked at Vinnell Arabia, said the diplomat, ruling out terrorism as a motive for the attack.

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