Bahrain's interior ministry said it had launched a security operation on Tuesday in Diraz village.
"The implementation of security operation in Diraz village began this morning ... to impose security and general order after the area became a haven for people wanted in security cases and fugitives from justice," the ministry said on its official Twitter account.
Security operation launched this morning in Deraz to maintain order and remove violations punishable under law— Ministry of Interior (@moi_bahrain) May 23, 2017
PT: that hinder movement of citizens and their interests and safety— Ministry of Interior (@moi_bahrain) May 23, 2017
PT: the security interference was to enforce security and general order since the site was the meeting ground of fugitives— Ministry of Interior (@moi_bahrain) May 23, 2017