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Five policemen injured after an explosion in Bahrain’s capital

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At least five policemen were injured after a “terrorist bombing” in Bahrain’s capital Manama, a statement from the interior ministry read.

Bahrain’s interior ministry said the policemen were securing an area during the annual Ashoura processions on the Budaiya Highway near the village of al-Daih when the explosion hit on Monday night.

“Necessary steps are being taken,” the statement added.