DUBAI A bomb blast strike a bus carrying policemen in the island kingdom of Bahrain on Sunday, the interior ministry noted on its formal Twitter account, wounding four officers.
“Terrorist blast in law enforcement bus near Jua village. four policemen wounded and they are in a steady situation,” the ministry wrote.
Anger amongst Bahrain’s generally Shi’ite Muslim opposition versus the Sunni-ruled monarchy mounted this yr following a few gentlemen convicted of a fatal 2014 bomb blast versus policemen were being executed in January.
Two policemen were being killed in separate militant attacks the very same month and safety forces mentioned this month they killed a few fugitives in a gunbattle at sea as they tried using to flee to Iran.
Shi’ite militant teams have released sporadic bombing and capturing attacks versus safety forces since the authorities cracked down on 2011 “Arab Spring” protests in the kingdom with the assist of neighboring Gulf Arab monarchies.
The opposition states it seeks to obtain extra representation in authorities by peaceful signifies but the authorities accuses it of helping foment violence with assist from regional arch rival Iran.
(Reporting By Noah Browning Editing by Ros Russell)