Gun, bomb attack on Shiite mosque in Saudi: residents


Riyadh (AFP)

Assailants bombed and opened fire on a Shiite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia during weekly prayers on Friday, residents said, in the latest attack on the minority community.

"They bombed the entrance of the mosque during the second prayer," in the Mahasen area of Al-Ahsa city, a resident told AFP, asking for anonymity.

"Then somebody got in. He started shooting the gun."