Suicide bomber reportedly kills 15 in Saudi mosque attack

Published May 22nd, 2015 - 11:15 GMT

A suicide bomber reportedly killed up to 15 people and injured dozens others after detonating explosives at a Shia Mosque Friday in the Saudi province of Qatif, according to Reuters.

The incident, which took place during Friday prayers in the Imam Ali mosque was confirmed by the kingdom’s state news agency.

At least 30 people are believed to have been injured in the attack, a source told Reuters.

Saudi Arabia is currently involved in a military campaign against Yemen's Shia Houthi movement, causing sectarian tensions across the Middle East. 


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