Off-duty police officer shot dead in Bahrain

Bahrain's Interior Ministry said Sunday that 1st Lt. Hisham Hassan Mohammed al-Hamadi was killed in the Bilad al-Qadeem. (Supplied)

An off-duty police officer in Bahrain has been shot dead in an attack claimed as a “terrorist attack” by authorities.

Bahrain's Interior Ministry said Sunday that 1st Lt. Hisham Hassan Mohammed al-Hamadi was killed in the Bilad al-Qadeem village on Sunday.

“Police responded to the crime scene and took the necessary legal steps and the Public Prosecution was notified. Initial details indicate that it was a terrorist act,” a statement from Bahrain’s Ministry of Interior read.

“The deceased was not on-duty at the time of the shooting.”
 

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