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Terrorist attack on Shiite mosque in Kuwait at least 25 killed

terrorist attack on Shiite mosque in Kuwait

In a terrorist attack on Shiite mosque in Kuwait at least 25 people have been killed . Islamic State a terrorist group has taken responsibility of attack. The attacks on Shia mosques are piling up in recent weeks – also Shiite mosques in Yemen and Saudi Arabia were deliberately attacked by ISIS militants.

According to the the local rescue services , in the terrorist attack on Shiite mosque in Kuwait at least 25 people have been killed . For the attack on the mosque Al – Imam al – Sadek in the capital Kuwait City , which occurred during Friday prayers in the second week of Ramadan , the radical Sunni militia known IS has taken responsibility . It is the first such attack on Shiites in the Gulf emirate .

Yemen and Saudi Arabia : ISIS attacks targeted Shiite mosques

The IS- militia perpetrated in recent weeks already deadly attacks on Shiite mosques in Yemen and Saudi Arabia . The extremists consider the members of the Shiite denomination of Kuwait in about one-third of the 1.3 million citizens belong as infidels .

Also in Iraq , the IS group commits regularly attacks on Shiite pilgrims , mosques and residential district . A representative of the security forces in Kuwait and Eyewitnesses said the attack on the mosque had been perpetrated by a suicide bomber .

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