Explosions rock Saudi Arabia's Qatif city

| Monday, July 4, 2016 - 23:33
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New Delhi: Two explosions took place near a mosque in Saudi Arabian city of Qatif on Monday evening. Saudi-owned al-Arabiya TV also reported a suicide explosion near the security headquarters of the Prophet's Mosque in Medina.

Witnesses said that the suicide bomber blew himself up outside a Shia mosque. The body parts were seen lying on the ground after the blast happened, the witnesses added.
"Suicide bomber for sure. I can see the body" which was blasted to pieces, a resident said.
A witness said one explosion destroyed a car parked near a mosque, followed by another explosion just before 7 pm local time.
Earlier in the day, two security officers were injured after a suicide bomber blew himself up near the US consulate in Saudi Arabia’s western city of Jeddah.

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