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A Bahraini forensic police officer inspects the site of Tuesday’s bomb blast in the village of Sitra, south of Manama. AFP

Manama – Four Bahraini policemen were wounded in a bomb attack on Sunday near the village of Jaw, south of the capital Manama.

The planted bomb was targeting policemen who were heading to their jobs – four of them got injured and currently are in a stable condition, a security source told Asharq Al-Awsat.

The source pointed out the security successes achieved by the Ministry of Interior in chasing terrorists and revealing their schemes, stressing the MoI’s measures taken through its security agencies to capture the perpetrators of these bombs and bring them to justice.

“Terrorist blast occurred in police bus near Jaw village. Four policemen were injured and they are in a stable condition.

Necessary steps are being taken,” the ministry said on its Twitter account.

On the other hand, an explosion occurred in the north of Manama on Friday, but luckily no-one was hurt and only material damages were reported, the Ministry of Interior announced.

The MoI said in its official Twitter account that the terrorist explosion took place in Shakhoura area, north of Manama.

The blast caused damage to a police vehicle and two civilians’ cars, it said, adding that an investigation was launched.

Moreover, Bahrain also witnessed a terrorist attack in Sanabis on Thursday as a woman was slightly injured.

Bahrain has witnessed four terrorist attacks in February; the first was carried out less than two weeks ago as a man and his wife were slightly injured in an explosion in Sitra Island, south of Manama.