May 29, 2015 / 12:13 PM / 3 years ago

Islamic State claims Saudi Arabia mosque bombing

CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State militants claimed responsibility for an attack on Friday on a Shi’ite mosque in Saudi Arabia’s Dammam in which four people were killed.

A statement by Islamic State posted on Twitter named the suicide bomber who carried out the attack as Abu Jandal al-Jizrawi, saying he had managed to reach his target despite heightened security.

Reporting by Omar Fahmy; Writing By Maha El Dahan; Editing by William Maclean and Mark Heinrich

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