Thirteen inmates evacuated after blaze; probe committee set up

The Civil Defence evacuated thirteen inmates from one of the buildings at the Dry Dock Detention Centre after a fire broke out in the premises.


The General Directorate for Reformation and Rehabilitation said that two inmates, aged 39 and 40, had been transferred to the hospital via the National Ambulance Service after inhaling smoke.


In a statement, the directorate said that the Public Prosecution had been notified, adding that a probe committee chaired by the Civil Defence, had been set up to investigate the causes of the blaze and submit a report.


Source: Bahrain News Agency

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