Blast hits Kuwait shiite mosque causing casualties

Kuwait: An explosion ripped through a Shiite mosque in the Kuwaiti capital during the main weekly prayers today causing casualties, witnesses and a security official told AFP.

The blast hit Al-Imam al-Sadeq mosque in Kuwait City, the sources said, without being able to provide an immediate toll.

The Islamic State group has claimed similar bombings targeting Shiite mosques in Saudi Arabia and Yemen in recent weeks.

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