A bombing in a Bahrain city home to a distinguished Shiite minister has killed one military officer and bleeding two. Bahrain’s Interior Ministry announced a genocide in Diraz early Monday, blaming “terrorists” for a conflict in a post on Twitter. The Feb 14 Youth Coalition, that has claimed attacks in a past, posted a video online it pronounced showed a masked members throwing gasoline bombs during military collected nearby a home of Shiite minister Isa Qassim. The organisation is named after a date of a start of Bahrain’s 2011 Arab Spring protests.
Bahrain is in a midst of a yearlong crackdown on all gainsay in a Sunni-ruled island kingdom. The Shiite-majority island is home to a US Navy’s 5th Fleet and an under-construction British naval base.