Middle East

Ministry: Kuwait Shi’ite mosque bomber was Saudi national

A suicide bomber who carried out a deadly attack claimed by the Islamic State group on a Shi'ite mosque in Kuwait was a Saudi national, the interior ministry said Sunday.
In a statement carried by the official KUNA news agency, the ministry identified the attacker as Fahd Suleiman Abdulmohsen al-Qaba'a.
IS claimed the Friday attack, which killed 26 and wounded 227 worshippers at the Al-Imam Al-Sadeq mosque in Kuwait City.

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