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imageABU DHABI: Two people were killed on Friday when a sucide bomber tried to enter a mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia, witnesses said, the second attack of its kind in a week.

A witness identified only as Ahmed said he was with his family near the al-Anoud Mosque when "a quick explosion" happened. He did not know the cause of the blast.

He said acquaintances at the mosque told him a man was killed along with a bomber when the man tried to prevent him from reaching the building.

Another witness said a passer-by was also killed in the blast.

Saudi security forces surrounded the area and began investigating the incident.

Copyright Reuters, 2015

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