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Bahrain detains 47 alleged to be part of a terrorist Iranian plot

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Bahrain said on Wednesday it had arrested 47 members of a group believed to have links to "terrorist elements in Iran" who it said were planning to carry out attacks in the coming days.

An interior ministry statement carried by Bahrain's state news agency BNA said a large number of explosives and weapons had been found in secret caches in residential areas of several villages.