Bahrain’s interior ministry said that five policemen were slightly injured in an attack while securing an Ashura procession in north Manama.

The ministry tweeted that the Monday incident occurred in Diah village in north Manama, where the police were deployed to secure an Ashura procession marking the death anniversary of Imam Al Hussain, Prophet Mohammed’s grandson who is memorized by Shiite Muslims all over the world.

The police did not provide further details about the nature of the attack.

Many policemen have died or been injured in such attacks in recent years by violent youths.

In JEDDAH, General Secretariat of Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) expressed strong condemnation of the terrorist bombing which took place on Monday in the Bahraini capital of Manama.

The attack targeted security forces while carrying out their duties, resulting in injuries among them.

The Secretary-General of the Organization, Dr. Yousef bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen, expressed solidarity with the government of the Kingdom of Bahrain in its response to all acts of terrorism aimed at destabilizing its security and stability, terrorizing innocent civilians and damaging public property.

The Secretary-General emphasized the Organization’s principled and firm position, which strongly condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.

Source: NAM News Network

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