116 have been arrested by Bahraini Security Forces on charges of terrorism, accusing them of being part of a network established by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard. The suspects are accused of planning attacks on Bahrain state officials.
The raids by the security forces has, alongside arresting 116 people, seized weapons and explosives in raids across the Gulf state.
Police were able to seize 42 kilograms of high explosives, 757 kilograms of explosive-making materials, grenades, magnetic bombs, projectiles and vehicles. Weapons such as pistols and Kalshnikov rifles were also seized. The crackdown thwarted multiple terror plots
Officials claim that 48 of the 116 suspected militants received training in facilities ran by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard and its allies.