Saudi Arabia mosque attack: 2 reported killed

January 29, 2016 12:10 PM

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(CNN)A suicide bomber blew himself up and another attacker opened fire outside a Shiite mosque in the predominantly Sunni kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Friday, killing two people and injuring at least seven others, the state-run Saudi Press Agency reported.

Security forces confronted both attackers as they headed toward the Imam Ridha mosque in the town of Mahasen, in eastern Saudi Arabia's al-Ahsa region in Eastern Province, where worshippers were holding Friday prayers, the press agency reported.

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