Sunni and Shi'ite worshippers, together with Emir Sheikh Sabah al Ahmed al Sabah, pray at the Grand Mosque of Kuwait, in Kuwait City, July 3, 2015. REUTERS/Jassim Mohammed
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Kuwait deployed unprecedented security measures around Shiite mosques for Friday prayers following last week's deadly bombing, as the emir attended a rare Shiite-Sunni joint ceremony in a show of unity.Shiite mosques in Kuwait City were completely cordoned off, and roads leading to them were closed to traffic, as security men and volunteers stood guard, an AFP reporter said.A Saudi suicide bomber from ISIS blew himself in a Shiite mosque last Friday killing 26 people and wounding 227 others in the worst bombing in Kuwait's history. Thousands of Shiite and Sunni worshippers held a rare joint prayer at the Grand Mosque, Kuwait's largest place of worship for Sunnis.
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