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Bahrain MoI Announces Names of 4 Martyrs, Says 5th Still Unidentified

2017-05-25 - 4:35 am

Bahrain Mirror: The Ministry of Interior announced the names of 4 martyrs killed during the security raid on Diraz Tuesday (May 23, 2017), adding that it is still looking into the identity of a 5th martyr.

Head of General Security, Tarek Al-Hassan, said in a press conference that the martyrs were: Mohammad Ali Ibrahim Ahmad [Al-Sari] (28 years old), Mohammad Kadhem Mohsen Ali Nasser [Zainuldine] (44 years old), Ahmad Jamil Ahmad Mohammad Al-Asfour (34 years old) and Mohammad Ahmad Hassan Mohammad Hamdan (22 years old), brother of martyr Mostafa Hamdan. He added that another [5th] martyr's identity is still under investigation by authorities.

Special forces had launched a deadly attack on protesters outside the house of Shiite majority spiritual leader, Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim.

Al-Hassan announced that the attack led to 8 injuries, who were rushed to the hospital for treatment, without elaborating on their conditions.

He further confirmed the arrest of 286 protesters, among which he said are convicts in riot cases.

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