Kuwait Shiite mosque bomber was Saudi national

Mourners carry the body of one of the victims of the Al-Imam Al-Sadeq mosque bombing, during a mass funeral at Jaafari cemetery in Kuwait City on June 27, 2015Kuwait on Sunday identified the suicide bomber behind an attack on a Shiite mosque as a Saudi national, after a series of arrests in connection with the blast that left 26 dead. Friday’s attack also wounded 227 worshippers in the first bombing of a mosque in the tiny Gulf state and Kuwait’s security services have vowed to catch and punish those responsible. In a statement, Kuwait’s interior ministry gave the real name of the attacker as Fahd Suleiman Abdulmohsen al-Qaba’a, born in 1992.

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