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Policeman killed in bomb explosion

MANAMA: A policeman was killed last night in a homemade bomb explosion in Sitra. Yasser Dhaib was on duty when terrorists detonated the bomb. The incident happened at 10.16pm when security forces were dealing with a group of terrorists targeting the Sitra Police Station. Police were trying to restore order and protect citizens and public and private property when the thugs blew up the homemade bomb. Two policemen were rushed to hospital with multiple injuries, said Public Security chief Major General Tariq Al Hassan.

An investigation is underway to track down the perpetrators.

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