British explosives detected in Bahrain airport

Published 8 December 2011

Bahraini airport security officials recently detected a package containing explosives; the package originated from the United Kingdom and was found at the airport in Muharraq, an island on the northern tip of Bahrain; so far no details have been released about the passenger who was transporting the package; officials did say the package arrived in Bahrain via Dubai; on 4 December a bomb planted in a minibus parked near the British embassy in Manama was detonated while Shia Muslims were holding a religious procession; no casualties were reported

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