FIVE prominent terror incidents in Bahrain which led to three deaths have been highlighted in an international report on terrorism.
Two Bahraini police officers and one militant were killed and 13 others were injured in these separate incidents, said the US State Department’s annual Country Reports on Terrorism for 2017, released on Wednesday.
The incidents listed are:
The death of First Lieutenant Hisham Al Hammadi on January 29. The off-duty officer was shot dead at a farm in Bilad Al Qadeem, with outlawed group Saraya Al Ashtar claiming responsibility for the shooting on its Facebook page while warning of further attacks.
Bahraini Nabeel Abdullah Al Samee, a 40-year-old, died on July 19, when a homemade explosive accidentally went off while he was carrying it in a farm in Al Hajer village.
On October 1, a militant group Wa’ad Allah (God’s Promise Brigades), a suspected Al Ashtar Brigades affiliate, detonated an IED targeting a police checkpoint in Daih, injuring five police officers.
Militants detonated an IED along a major highway targeting a police bus killing one officer and injuring eight others on October 27.
An oil pipeline exploded in the village of Buri, on November 10 which, according to officials, was an attack by Bahraini militants trained in Iran.