- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 28, 2015

July 28—Manama: The explosives used in a bombing that killed two policemen were similar to those recently seized by security forces after allegedly being smuggled from Iran, state news agency BNA reported.

“Early information suggests that the explosives used in today’s terrorist attack are of the same type that were recently intercepted coming from Iran,” BNA said. Bahrain said on Saturday it had foiled an arms and explosives smuggling plot by two Bahrainis with ties to Iran, and it recalled its ambassador to Tehran.

Two policemen were killed and six injured in a bomb blast in Sitra this morning. The Interior Ministry described the incident, which took place before 9am, as a terrorist act on its official Twitter account. All the injured officers, one of whom is critical, have been rushed to hospital for treatment, the ministry confirmed.

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