Attacks Target Oil Workers in Saudi City of Khobar

Gunmen in Saudi Arabia launch a series of attacks on oil workers in the Persian Gulf city of Khobar. At least one American is reported dead. Saudi security forces gained control of the situation after the attacks, and five Lebanese hostages were freed. Hear NPR's Scott Simon and Rashid Hussein, Saudi correspondent for the Pakistani newspaper The Dawn.

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