Saudi Arabia: Suicide bomber strikes Shia mosque

A suicide bomber has attacked a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province, causing casualties, state media say.

One witness told Reuters news agency there was a huge explosion at the Imam Ali mosque in the village of al-Qadeeh.

He estimated there were at least 30 casualties in the attack at the mosque, where more than 150 people were said to be praying.

There has so far been no claim of responsibility for the bombing.