Members of the US service, who were killed and seriously injured during a terrorist attack at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida in 2019, are suing Saudi Arabia to facilitate the attack.
Ahmed Mohammed al-Shamrani, a second lieutenant in the Royal Saudi Air Force, allegedly carried out the attack with the help of trainees in the Saudi army, according to court documents Filed on monday.
Al-Shamrani was shot and killed for the duties of the Pensacola Sheriff after he killed three Navy students – and wounded several others.
The lawsuit states that al-Shamrani briefed Saudi Air Force trainees about his plans at a dinner before the attack on 6 December 2019.
In May, officials said they decrypted Al-Shamrani’s phone and found that he worked with the Al Qaeda of the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) for five years to plan the attack. 6 December.
Airman Apprentice Mohammad Haytham, 19, Ensign Joshua Caleb Watson, 23, and Airman Apprentice Cameron Scott Walter, 21, were killed at the scene.
Additionally, four Naval Service members, a Navy civil servant, seven sheriff’s deputies and a Defense Department official were injured in the attack.