Deadly Blast Hits Kuwaiti Shia Mosque After Holy Friday Prayers – at Least 8 Dead
A deadly blast hit a Kuwaiti mosque after holy Ramadan prayers.
At least 8 people are dead.
— Israel News Flash (@ILNewsFlash) June 26, 2015
An explosion has ripped through a Shia mosque in Kuwait City after Friday prayers, killing at least eight people and wounding several others, Al Jazeera has learned.
Video footage from the scene showed several bodies on the floor amid debris and clouds of heavy smoke.
The exact number of casualties was expected to rise, according to local media outlets, as several casualties were in critical condition.
At least eight victims with various injuries arrived at a local hospital in mosque’s neighbourhood, medical sources said.
— Hayder al-Khoei (@Hayder_alKhoei) June 26, 2015