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Suicide bombing at Shiite mosque in Kuwait City

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KUWAIT: A suicide bomber struck a Shiite mosque in Kuwait City at Friday noon prayers today, killing at least 25 people. "It is a suicide bombing," an unnamed government official told the Reorters. Early reports from the scene indicate at least 25 people were killed. At least 25 people were taken to the hospital.

The bombing hit Imam Sadiq Mosque near Kuwait’s famous Al-Sawaber district in Sharq following the busy noon prayer time. Casualties covered in blood could be seen throughout the mosque grounds.

There was no immediate confirmation that the explosion was a bomb and no claim of responsibility. The Amir Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmed Al Jaber Al Sabah immediately visited the mosque and wounded, many of whom were taken to Amir Hospital for treatment. Photos from mosque show a chaotic scene with blood-covered bodies. Hundreds of police and emergency response teams were now at the scene.


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