Dubai: A suicide bomber blew himself up at a Kuwaiti Shia Muslim mosque in Kuwait city during Friday prayers, wounding at least eight people, Kuwaiti newspaper al-Jarida said on social media.
The newspaper said the attack targeted Imam al-Sadeq Mosque in the Sawaber district. “Eight casualties have been taken to the Emiri hospital, two in critical condition,” al-Jarida said on its Twitter feed, without giving a source.
Arab television stations al-Arabiya and Al Jazeera earlier reported that an explosion hit the mosque and caused several casualties. Dreaded terror outfit ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack.