Bahrain charges 17 bombing suspects

By REUTERS
March 1, 2015 10:09

Bahrain's public prosecutor has charged 17 people with forming a militant group and carrying out bombings that wounded security personnel, the state news agency said on Saturday.

The group had set off bombs in the island kingdom's Maqaba, Al-Janabiya, Budaiya and Qarya vilages, prosecutor Ahmed Al-Hammadi was quoted as saying.



"The members had agreed to set up a terror cell to make explosives and weapons to carry out terror acts, target security forces ... and spread panic among people," he said, according to Bahrain News Agency.


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