RIYADH (Web Desk) – At least four people were killed when a suicide bomber tried to enter a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia’s Dammam on Friday, witnesses said, the second attack of its kind in a week.
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Five people were also reported to be injured.
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A witness, identified only as Ahmed, told Reuters he was with his family near the mosque when “a quick explosion” happened. He did not know the cause of the blast.
Social media accounts showed video purporting to show the congregation inside the mosque reacting with shock and alarm to the sound of the explosion outside the building.
Saudi security forces surrounded the area and began investigating the incident.