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.

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

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