WASHINGTON—The households of three assistance users killed and 13 other people injured in a taking pictures at Naval Air Station Pensacola in 2019 sued Saudi Arabia, alleging that the Gulf kingdom must have recognized the gunman, a member of the Saudi air drive, was a risk.
The grievance, submitted in federal court docket in Pensacola, Fla., on Monday, asks the court docket to uncover that Saudi Arabia is liable and seeks damages for the assault.
Mohammed Alshamrani, a 21-yr-old second lieutenant in the Royal Saudi Air Drive recognized as the shooter, was stationed at the Pensacola base as portion of a training plan. He was killed during the attack.
The three Navy males killed were Cameron Walters, 21, Mohammed Sameh Haitham, 19, and Joshua Kaleb Watson, 23.
“Al-Shamrani was a Trojan Horse despatched by his country, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,” the lawsuit says. The accommodate also accuses the Saudi authorities of failing to observe as a result of on a promise to compensate the victims.