WASHINGTON—The households of three service members killed and 13 others injured in a capturing at Naval Air Station Pensacola in 2019 sued Saudi Arabia, alleging that the Gulf kingdom ought to have identified the gunman, a member of the Saudi air power, was a risk.
The grievance, filed in federal courtroom in Pensacola, Fla., on Monday, asks the courtroom to seek out that Saudi Arabia is liable and seeks damages for the assault.
Mohammed Alshamrani, a 21-year-old second lieutenant within the Royal Saudi Air Force recognized because the shooter, was stationed on the Pensacola base as half of a coaching program. He was killed through the assault.
The three Navy men killed have been Cameron Walters, 21, Mohammed Sameh Haitham, 19, and Joshua Kaleb Watson, 23.
“Al-Shamrani was a Trojan Horse sent by his country, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,” the lawsuit says. The swimsuit additionally accuses the Saudi authorities of failing to observe by way of on a promise to compensate the victims.
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