A Colorado man who worked in Saudi Arabia has been identified as one of the victims of Monday's car bomb attacks in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Obadiah Y. Abdullah of Colorado Springs was killed in one of the
explosions, according to his wife, Sharon.
She told The Associated Press Wednesday night that she was told of her husband's death by his employer, Vinnell Corporation, as well
as the U-S State Department.
Also Wednesday, Saudi Arabia acknowledged that 15 Saudis carried out the deadly car bomb attacks in which 34 people were killed,
including nine attackers and nearly 200 were injured.
The attacks targeted three residential compounds where expatriate executives and professionals live in Riyadh.
State Department officials say the U.S. toll was eight victims
and another 17 injured.
Sharon Abdullah declined further comment.