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Hours after Incident, Bahrain Says Pipeline Blast “Terrorist Act” Linked to Iran

2017-11-13 - 1:03 am

Bahrain Mirror: Bahraini Interior Minister Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa said on Saturday (November 11, 2017) that the oil pipeline explosion near Buri, south of the capital Manama, was "a terrorist act."

The Minister said in a statement, after 8 hours of containing the fire, that the incident was "carried out through direct contacts and instructions from Iran."

For its part, the Interior Ministry said that it is currently working on "identifying the elements suspected of committing this crime and arresting them to bring them to justice."


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