A federal judge in Washington, D.C. on Monday ordered Iran to pay $104.7 million to victims of a June 1996 truck bombing in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia that killed 19 US military personnel, though it is unclear when and how the plaintiffs might collect.
US soldiers pass by a destroyed military truck on June 26, 1996 near the site of the truck bomb which exploded on June 25, 1996 outside a military personnel housing complex in Khobar near Dhahran. (AFP)
US Secretary of Defence William Perry (R), accompanied by the Saudi Ambassador to the US, Prince Bandar bin Sultan bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud (L), survey the bomb site outside the heavily damaged apartment at the Khobar Towers housing complex in Dhahran June 29. (Reuters)