Man Throws Grenade At U.S. Embassy In Montenegro

CNN: Man killed after throwing grenade at US embassy in Montenegro

A man was killed after he tried to throw a grenade over the walls of the US embassy in Montenegro in the early hours of Thursday, a State Department official said.

Undersecretary of State Steve Goldstein said the grenade appeared to have gone off as it was thrown into the air, and the man was found dead 100 feet from the embassy's wall.

There is no information on the man's motive at this stage, Goldstein said.

On its official Twitter account, the Montenegro government said an unknown person had "committed suicide with an explosive device" in front of the US embassy shortly after midnight.

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More News On This Evening's Grenade Attack Against The U.S. Embassy In Montenegro

Explosive device thrown at U.S. embassy building in Montenegro -- Reuters
US Embassy in Montenegro Is Attacked, but Only Attacker Is Killed -- New York Times
'Small explosion' near US embassy in Montenegro, investigation 'evolving' -- ABC News
US Embassy in Montenegro attacked with grenade, prompting security scare -- FOX News/AP
Man dies in grenade attack on US embassy in Montenegro -- The Guardian
Man kills himself after throwing explosive device at a closed US embassy in Montenegro -- Business Insider
Explosion at US embassy in Montenegro -- BBC
US Embassy In Montenegro Attacked With Two Bomb Explosions, 1 Attacker Dead -- International Business Times

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