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In pics: Kuwait Shia mosque attack

The Shiite Al-Imam al-Sadeq mosque was targeted by a suicide bombing during Friday prayers on June 26, 2015, in Kuwait City.

In pics: Kuwait Shia mosque attack
Kuwaiti security forces and emergency personnel gather outside the Shiite Al-Imam al-Sadeq mosque after it was targeted by a suicide bombing during Friday prayers on June 26, 2015, in Kuwait City. (AFP/Getty Images)
In pics: Kuwait Shia mosque attack
A Kuwaiti man with blood-stained clothes reacts as he sits at the site of a suicide bombing that targeted the Shiite Al-Imam al-Sadeq mosque during Friday prayers on June 26, 2015, in Kuwait City. (AFP/Getty Images)
In pics: Kuwait Shia mosque attack
A Muslim cleric gestures as Kuwaiti security forces and emergency personnel gather outside the Shiite Al-Imam al-Sadeq mosque after it was targeted by a suicide bombing during Friday prayers on June 26, 2015, in Kuwait City. The Islamic State group-affiliated group in Saudi Arabia, calling itself Najd Province, said militant Abu Suleiman al-Muwahhid carried out the attack, which it claimed was spreading Shiite teachings among Sunni Muslims. (AFP/Getty Images)
In pics: Kuwait Shia mosque attack
Kuwaiti men and a security member inspect the scene outside the Shiite Al-Imam al-Sadeq mosque after it was targeted by a suicide bombing during Friday prayers on June 26, 2015, in Kuwait City. The Islamic State group-affiliated group in Saudi Arabia, calling itself Najd Province, said militant Abu Suleiman al-Muwahhid carried out the attack, which it claimed was spreading Shiite teachings among Sunni Muslims. (AFP/Getty Images)
In pics: Kuwait Shia mosque attack
A Kuwaiti man with blood-stained clothes and a bandaged head uses a phone at the site of a suicide bombing that targeted the Shiite Al-Imam al-Sadeq mosque after it was targeted by a suicide bombing during Friday prayers on June 26, 2015, in Kuwait City. The Islamic State group-affiliated group in Saudi Arabia, calling itself Najd Province, said militant Abu Suleiman al-Muwahhid carried out the attack, which it claimed was spreading Shiite teachings among Sunni Muslims. (AFP/Getty Images)
In pics: Kuwait Shia mosque attack
Kuwaiti emergency personnel pull a man on stretchers past security forces outside the Shiite Al-Imam al-Sadeq mosque after it was targeted by a suicide bombing during Friday prayers on June 26, 2015, in Kuwait City. The Islamic State group-affiliated group in Saudi Arabia, calling itself Najd Province, said militant Abu Suleiman al-Muwahhid carried out the attack, which it claimed was spreading Shiite teachings among Sunni Muslims. (AFP/Getty Images)
In pics: Kuwait Shia mosque attack
Kuwaiti men gather over the coffins of relatives, who lost their lives during the suicide bombing on the Al-Imam Al-Sadeq mosque bombing in Kuwait, upon their arrival for burial in the holy Iraqi city of Najaf on June 27, 2015. Thousands of Kuwaitis braved scorching summer heat to attend the funerals of 18 out of 26 victims of a Shiite mosque bombing claimed by the Islamic State group. The bodies of the remaining eight victims will be flown late Saturday to Iraq's Shiite holy city of Najaf for burial there, State Minister for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-Sabah said. (AFP/Getty Images)
In pics: Kuwait Shia mosque attack
Mourners pray over the bodies of the victims of the Al-Imam Al-Sadeq mosque bombing, during a mass funeral at Jaafari cemetery in Kuwait City on June 27, 2015. The interior ministry said in a statement that 26 people and the suicide bomber were killed and 227 others were wounded in one of the country's worst bombings and its first ever on a mosque. (AFP/Getty Images)
In pics: Kuwait Shia mosque attack
Mourners carry the body of one of the victims of the Al-Imam Al-Sadeq mosque bombing, during a mass funeral at Jaafari cemetery in Kuwait City on June 27, 2015. The interior ministry said in a statement that 26 people and the suicide bomber were killed and 227 others were wounded in one of the country's worst bombings and its first ever on a mosque. (AFP/Getty Images)