A huge explosion was heard in Saudi Arabia's Shiite city of Qatif, media reports citing witnesses.
Some media report that a car bomb was a cause of the explosion. Locals claim it was a suicide bomber attack.
Update: Car bomb is reported to be source of explosion in Qatif, Saudi Arabia pic.twitter.com/axIJD1Xdvi— Warrior Reports (@WarriorReports) June 1, 2017
At least two people were killed.
Smoke rises from the explosion scene.
انفجار سيارة مفخخه بالقطيف (مياس) pic.twitter.com/uX7xjbEAbx— نــــدّىٰ التـارٌوتي (@na7da7n) June 1, 2017
Emergency services arrived at the scene.
BREAKING: A car explosion reported near a local market in Qatif, Saudi Arabia. Investigating is still going by the authorities. pic.twitter.com/1pUwxOMXvU— Mohammed Alnemer (@MohammadHM) June 1, 2017