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Bahrain arrests four Iran-trained extremists involved oil pipeline blast

The investigation also revealed that two of those arrested had received intensive training by Iran's Revolutionary Guards. (Supplied)

Bahrain has announced that four extremists were arrested on Wednesday for their involvement in the explosion of an oil pipeline last year.

As part of counter-terrorism operations and to maintain national security, the four extremists were identified as part of the outlawed terrorist group February 14 Coalition.

They were arrested for plotting the bombing of an oil pipeline near the Buri village on Nov. 10 last year.

They were identified as Fadhel Mohammed Jaffar Ali, 23, Anwar Abdulaziz Musa Jaffar Mushaima , 24, Mohammed Abdullah Isa Abdullah Mahroos, 27, and Adel Ahmed Ali Ahmed Saleh, 23.

In this photo released by Bahrain News Agency, Sheikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, Bahrain Minister of Interior talks with a member of the emergency services, during his visit to the scene of an explosion, in Bahrain, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. Bahrain says an oil pipeline that exploded overnight was attacked by militants in the island nation. (BNA)

The investigation also revealed that two of those arrested had received intensive training at the Iranian Revolutionary Guard camps with the help of the leading fugitive terrorists living in Iran.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 7 February 2018 KSA 21:21 - GMT 18:21
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