Bomb kills two Bahraini policemen

DUBAI: A bomb killed two Bahraini policemen on Tuesday and the explosives resembled some seized at the weekend that the government say were smuggled in from Iran, state news agency BNA reported.

The pro-West monarchy often accuses Iran of backing pro-democracy movement in the kingdom.

Iran denies interfering in Bahrain but openly supports opposition groups seeking greater rights for the majority community.

The blast happened south of the capital Manama in the village of Sitra — a hot spot of unrest.

Bahrain was hit in 2011 by demonstrations demanding democracy and more rights.

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