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Kuwait court awards death to seven in mosque bombing

KUWAIT

Eight other suspects were given prison sentences ranging from two to 15 years by a Kuwaiti criminal court, the Kuwaiti news agency KUNA reported. Fourteen other defendants were acquitted. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the June 26 bombing, when a Saudi suicide bomber blew himself up inside the Imam al-Sadeq mosque here.

Hundreds of Shia Muslims were performing Friday prayers when the bombing took place. IANS

 

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