Manama: Five policemen were injured in a terror blast while securing Ashoora procession on Budaiya Highway in Daih in the outskirts of the capital Manama, the Ministry of Interior said late on Monday.
“The necessary steps are being taken,” the ministry said on its media center Twitter account.
Saudi Arabia condemned the attack and said that it fully supported Bahrain against terror attacks targeting the island kingdom’s security and stability and attempting to intimidate its people.
Saudi Interior Minister Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Nayef Bin Abdul Aziz called his Bahraini counterpart Shaikh Rashid Bin Abdullah Al Khalifa to express Saudi Arabia’s full support for Bahrain regarding all measures it takes to protect its security and stability, the news agencies in both countries said.
Prince Abdul Aziz stressed “full cooperation between the security services in the two countries, based on their cohesion and their common destiny.”