Kuwait court sentences seven to death over mosque bombing: agency

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Posted: Sep 15, 2015 2:42 AM

KUWAIT (Reuters) - A Kuwaiti court on Tuesday sentenced seven suspects to death over a suicide bombing at a Shi'ite Muslim mosque in June that killed 27 people, state news agency KUNA reported.

The agency said the Kuwait criminal court also gave eight other suspects prison sentences ranging from two to 15 years. The court acquitted 14 other defendants.

(Reporting by Ahmed Hagagy and Mostafa Hashem, writing by Sami Aboudi, editing by William Maclean)