Bahrain makes multiple arrests in wake of deadly bombing

Bahrain makes multiple arrests in wake of deadly bombing

first_img Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facility Two police officers were killed and six were wounded.Bahrain is a Sunni-ruled kingdom that is home to the U.S. Navy’s 5th Fleet. It has faced years of clashes between anti-government activists and police following widespread 2011 protests that were led by its Shiite majority calling for greater political rights. Several small bombs have targeted police in recent years.Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Sponsored Stories How Arizona is preparing the leader of the next generation Here’s how to repair and patch damaged drywall Natural spring cleaning tips and tricks for your home DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahraini authorities have arrested several suspects in the wake of a deadly bombing targeting police in the strategically important island kingdom.The official Bahrain News Agency quoted the public security chief, Maj. Gen. Tariq al-Hassan, announcing the arrests Wednesday. He did not provide further details.Police say the remotely detonated blast early Tuesday in Sitra, south of the capital Manama, targeted a bus carrying policemen near a primary school for girls. Mesa family survives lightning strike to home FILE- In this Friday, June 5, 2015 file photo, Bahraini community police officers search worshipers outside a Shiite Muslim mosque ahead of mid-day prayers in Manama. Bahraini authorities say two policemen have been killed and many injured in a bomb attack south of the capital. The Interior Ministry said on its Twitter feed on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 that the officers were killed in a “terror blast” in the largely Shiite community of Sitra. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File) Quick workouts for men New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies Top Stories Comments   Share   last_img

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