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Saudi Arabia thwarts attack on mosque in Qatif, attacker killed

A widely shared, but unconfirmed, social media image showing the location of the incident.

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia has killed a man who attempted to attack a mosque in Qatif on Tuesday night, according to local media.
The attacker, who was said to be wearing an explosive vest, was killed near Al-Rasoul Al-A’dham mosque in the village of Um Al-Hamam in Qatif.
Another man was arrested by police in Al-Mustafa area and unconfirmed reports say that both men were not Saudis.
Security services cordoned off the area after the incident, which was around 7pm.  

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