President Bush condemns Riyadh bombing as 'ruthless murder'
WASHINGTON, May 13 (KUNA) -- President Bush Tuesday condemned last night's
suicide bombings in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as "ruthless murder" of American
citizens and nationals of other countries.
"Today's attacks in Saudi Arabia, the ruthless murder of American citizens
and other citizens remind us that the war on terror continues," Bush said in a
speech in Indianapolis, Indiana, originally designated to promoting the
president's proposed 550-billion-dollar tax cut plan.
"My thoughts and prayers and those of our fellow citizens are with the
families of the victims of yesterday's murder in Saudi Arabia ... we pray for
them ... we mourn the loss of life," Bush said.
"These despicable acts were committed by killers whose only faith is hate
and the United States will find the killers and they will learn the meaning of
American justice," he said.
At least 7 Americans are confirmed dead in the bombing which also claimed
the lives of scores of people of other countries. The injured could be in the
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