Deadly attack rocks Shite mosque in Saudi Arabia

, 5:10 PM IST

A Shia mosque in an eastern province of Saudi Arabia has been reportedly attacked, Reuters said, citing local activists and social media.

The explosion allegedly took place near a Shiite shrine in Al-Ahsa province, Twitter reports claimed.

Al Arabiya reported that at least three people had been killed and seven injured in the attack. According to the TV channel’s sources, a suspect in the bombing has been arrested.