Explosion heard in Saudi Shiite city: Report

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Riyadh | Updated: June 01, 2017 9:14 PM

An explosion took place in a Saudi Arabian community dominated by minority Shiites today and emergency vehicles were converging on the scene, a witness said.

saudi explosion, saudi explosion in shia dominated area, attack on minorities in saudi arabia, Qatif, Gulf“The explosion was very huge,” he said from Qatif on the Gulf coast, asking not to be identified. It was not immediately known if there were any casualties. (Representative Image: Reuters)

An explosion took place in a Saudi Arabian community dominated by minority Shiites today and emergency vehicles were converging on the scene, a witness said.

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“The explosion was very huge,” he said from Qatif on the Gulf coast, asking not to be identified. It was not immediately known if there were any casualties.

More details are awaited..

 

 

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