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Islamic State claims responsibility for bombing outside Saudi mosque
Islamic State claims responsibility for bombing outside Saudi mosque

Islamic State militants claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on Friday outside a Shiite Muslim mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia that killed four people, echoing a similar deadly strike a week ago, also claimed by the group. As in last week’s attack, the bombing in the port city of Dammam targeted Shiite worshipers at Friday prayers, the most important of the Muslim week. But unlike the earlier strike, also in Saudi Arabia’s east, the bomber did not manage to make his way inside the mosque. The previous attack left 21 dead, while Friday’s death toll was considerably lower. It was not immediately clear whether the four fatalities reported included the...

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