Sunday, 1 January 2017

'Terrorists' freed in Bahrain prison raid

Views over Bahrain

Gunmen in Bahrain have attacked a prison, killing a policeman and freeing inmates convicted of terror offences, officials say.

A burglar lockdown has been enforced around Jaw jail, south of the capital Manama, the interior ministry said.

It did not say how many criminals had runaway.
Sporadic anxiety has hit Bahrain since demonstrations in Feb 2011 required an end to elegance of the Shia majority by the Sunni Islamic kings.

At the time, protesters filled Manama's Gem Oblique to press for more democracy.
The protesters were driven out by protection causes in Goal 2011, after the master brought in soldiers from nearby Sunni-led Beach states to recover order and grind dissent.

The anxiety remaining at least 30 citizens and five cops deceased. Almost 3,000 everyone was also caught, and ratings were passed long jail terms by army legal courts.

Opposition activists say a multitude of individuals have been murdered in continuous situations between protesters and protection causes, while blast attacks held responsible on Iran-backed militants have made a number of cops deceased.

  • King: Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa
  • Name: Means two seas
  • Capital: Manama
  • Population estimate 2014: 1,343,000
  • Area: 257 sq miles (665 sq km)
  • Currency: Bahraini dinar

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