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Gunmen shoot dead five people in Saudi Arabia, state media reports

Unidentified gunmen shot dead five people in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province late on Monday evening, the state news agency reported.
Nine people were wounded in the attack in al-Dalwah town in al-Ahsa district, a police spokesman was quoted as saying."As a group of citizens was leaving a building...three masked men opened fire at them with machine guns and pistols," the spokesman said, adding that the incident was under investigation.
It gave no further details. Al-Ahsa is one of the two main centres of minority Shi'ite Muslims in Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia, along with the district of Qatif.
Videos purporting to show the aftermath of the attack posted to social media showed a body lying in a pool of blood outside a building, with people milling around calling for help. The authenticity of the videos could not immediately be confirmed.
One of the videos showed a man holding spent bullet casings at the bloodstained entrance to what appears to be a Shi'ite place of worship.
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