Khobar TowersKhobar Towers – June 25, 1996 Khobar, Saudi Arabia

  • Yield (=TNT Equiv.) 4,000-lb. Truck bomb detonated within 15 feet of building exterior
  • 167 Fatalities
  • Numerous persons lost their lives after being struck by structural debris generated by infill walls in a concrete frame building across the street
  • 4% of Building Destroyed by Blast
  • 42% of building destroyed by blast  plus progressive collapse
  • A total of 759 persons sustained injuries
  • 9 adjacent Buildings collapsed