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Two Foreign Workers Killed In Bahrain Bomb Explosion

Two street cleaners were killed and a third man critically wounded in bomb explosions in Bahrain on Monday, reports said.

Reports quoting the police chief of the capital Manama said home-made explosives exploded when the street cleaners kicked it unknowingly.

He said five bombs exploded in Qudaibiya and Adliya areas in Manama early this morning.

He termed the blasts as "acts of terrorism," an official usage for attacks by opposition activists, while the Opposition blamed it on "police or military."

The attack comes days after the Interior Ministry banned all rallies and opposition gatherings to ensure public safety.

The police urged all Bahraini citizens and residents to avoid if they find any suspicious objects and to report the same to police.

The victims are foreigners, whose nationalities are not known.

According to the latest census, half of the Bahraini population are foreign nationals, dominated by Indians, Pakistanis and Bangladeshis.

by RTT Staff Writer

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