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Crowd beats terrorist when suicide vest fails to detonate

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Two gunmen attacked a Saudi mosque -one vest detonated but the other was a dud.

A gunman detonated his belt in a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia's al-Ahsa province during the religious group's Friday prayers. A second gunman began to shoot outside the mosque and attempted to blow himself up, but was stopped and beaten by the angry mob.

The suicide vest (not shown) failed to detonate, leading to the terrorist's beating (AP).

The suicide vest (not shown) failed to detonate, leading to the terrorist's beating (AP).

Highlights

LOS ANGELES, CA (California Network) - Daily Mail reported the two gunmen attacked the Imam Reza Mosque on Friday.

The suicide belt led to the deaths of at least three people and left seven wounded. The sudden explosion led to a blackout and broken windows. As frightened and confused people scrambled, a second gunman opened fire outside the mosque and stirred the already frightened crowd into a frenzied mob.

Two videos were taken at the mosque, each depicting pieces of the event. The first video captured the detonation of the suicide belt and the frightened cries to Allah, while the second depicted the fate of the second gunman, who was attacked by the angry mob.

Instead of detonating his belt, the second gunman opened fire and was overwhelmed and kept from blowing himself to pieces.

The video shows the disarray of the mosque and the crowd punching and kicking the gunman. The belt was removed from his waist and the mob continued its attack as the video pans out and shows the destruction and wounded.

Worshippers attempted to help the wounded.

Worshippers attempted to help the wounded (Ruptly).

One man in a white outfit is shown on the ground with a large spatter of blood across his body. One man is holding his head while another works to make a tournequette from spare cloth.

The destruction is obvious as dust and debris can be seen littered across people, the floor and floating through the air.

The Shia minority group has been targeted by ISIS before, as they are seen as heretics.

Though the attack at the Imam Reza Mosque did not appear to be random, no groups have claimed responsibility as of yet.

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