ISIS says it was behind deadly Saudi mosque bombing

Fri May 22, 2015 21:02:17

The terrorist of “Islamic State” group said in an online statement Friday that it carried out a deadly suicide bomb attack at a mosque in Saudi Arabia's predominantly Shiite Eastern Province.

The statement said "the soldiers of the Caliphate" were behind the attack by a suicide bomber "who detonated an explosives belt" in the mosque in the Shiite-majority city of Qatif.

It identified the bomber as Abu Amer al-Najdi, and published a picture of him.

Today a deadly suicide bombing ripped through a Shiite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia  on Friday, left at least 20 martyrs and 100 wounded.

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