Bahrain busts weapons depot, five suspects held for planning bombings  

Suspects were planning to carry out multiple bombings - Sakshi Post

Manama: Bahraini authorities on Thursday said it discovered a weapons depot and arrested five suspects who confessed to have received military training in Iran and Iraq. The suspects were planning to carry out multiple bombings in the country, an interior ministry said in a statement.

“The arrestees were found to have turned their homes into storage areas for bomb-making materials,” the statement said.

It said the suspects also confessed to have received intensive military training in Iranian Revolutionary Guard and Iraqi Hezbollah camps.

Among the confiscations were weapons, remote control and communication devices and batteries typically used in the detonation of bombs.
Mobile phones, telephone chips, electronic keys and wires were also found.


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