Nov. 11 (UPI) — A number of folks have been harm in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday in a bomb assault that occurred throughout a ceremony to commemorate those that fought and died in World Struggle I, officers stated.

The blast occurred at a cemetery in Jeddah and injured at the least 4 folks. Jeddah is about 575 miles southwest of Riyadh on the coast of the Purple Sea.

Saudi officers known as the incident a “failed and cowardly assault.”

Diplomats from a number of European nations, together with France, attended the occasion on the Khawajaat Cemetery.

“France strongly condemns this cowardly assault that nothing can justify,” the French overseas ministry stated in a press release.

Diplomats in Britain, Greece, Italy, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates additionally condemned the assault and vowed to help Saudi authorities of their investigation.

The Mecca Governorate stated a Greece Embassy employee and a Saudi safety guard have been barely injured.

France has additionally been focused by terrorists in current months and years. Final month, a center faculty instructor in Paris was killed for exhibiting college students cartoons of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad.