October 8, 2016 1:10 pm
Updated: October 8, 2016 1:12 pm

Kuwait arrests Egyptian after failed suicide attack on 5 U.S. soldiers

Kuwait state news agency says an Egyptian tried to attack a car carrying five Americans in a failed suicide bombing.

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KUWAIT CITY — Kuwait says it has arrested an Egyptian who tried to ram his car into another vehicle carrying five American soldiers in a failed suicide bombing.

The state-run Kuwait News Agency identified the attacker as Ibrahim Sulaiman, born in 1988. It said he was driving a “cleaning truck” at the time of the attack.

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KUNA said the five soldiers were not injured. It said Sulaiman had multiple fractures and injuries.

It was not immediately clear if the Egyptian had a lawyer. The KUNA report did not offer a location for the failed attack.

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