Kuwait says in “state of war,” warns of other militant cells
KUWAIT – Reuters
Men react next to coffins of victims of Friday's bombing at the Imam Sadeq mosque in Kuwait City, at the international airport in Najaf, south of Baghdad, June 27, 2015. Reuters PhotoKuwait’s interior minister said June 30 the country was at war with militants and would strike out at cells believed to be in the country.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militant group claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on Friday by a Saudi citizen on a Shi’ite Muslim mosque in Kuwait City which killed 27 worshippers.
“We are in a state of war. It’s a war that had been decided with this cell. But there are other cells, and we will not wait for them to try their luck with us,” Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Sabah told parliament.