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Kuwaiti mosque hit by suicide attack, eight wounded

286230_21846353Dubai: A suicide bomber blew himself up at a Kuwaiti Shi’ite 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.

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