A terrorist attack has struck Imam Ali’s mosque in Qatif region in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province, with between 10 to 15 people feared martyred.
In details, the blast took place at the Imam Ali mosque in the town of al-Qadeeh, Qatif province. One witness said there were at least 30 casualties in the attack, where more than 150 people were praying.
“We were doing the first part of the prayers when we heard the blast,” Kamal Jaafar Hassan, one of the worshipers, told Reuters by telephone from the scene.
Another eyewitness told the Middle East Eye that at least five people have been nartyred and 20 have been injured.
The Saudi state has confirmed that an explosion took place at a mosque in the east of the country and said more details would be provided later.