June 28, 2015 / 1:19 AM / 3 years ago

Kuwait says mosque suicide bomber was Saudi: state media

DUBAI (Reuters) - Kuwait has identified the suicide bomber who carried out the country’s worst attack as a Saudi citizen, Kuwait state media reported on Sunday.

Mourners chant as they march during the funeral of the victim's of Friday's bombing at al Jafariya cemetery, in Suleibikhat, Kuwait June 27, 2015. REUTERS/Jassim Mohammed

The interior ministry named the bomber as Fahd Suliman Abdul-Muhsen al-Qabaa and said he flew into Kuwait’s airport at dawn on Friday, only hours before he detonated explosives at a Shi’ite Muslim mosque killing at least 27 people.

Reporting by Rania El Gamal; editing by William Maclean

0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below