Suicide bomber has attacked a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province, causing casualties, state media say.
Witness told a news agency there was a huge explosion at the Imam Ali mosque in the village of al-Qadeeh.
He estimated there were at least 30 casualties in the attack at the mosque, where more than 150 people were said to be praying.There has so far been no claim of responsibility for the bombing.
Television pictures on Lebanon’s Hezbollah al-Manar network showed shattered glass and debris next to the tiled pillars inside the mosque. Bodies covered in sheets could be seen laid out on the floor.
This would be the first such attack on a Shia mosque there..