Bahrain seizes bomb bomb-making equipment aboard bus from Iraq: agency

March 16, 2015 1:29 PM

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MANAMA (Reuters) - Bahraini security forces have seized bomb-making equipment being smuggled from Iraq aboard a passenger bus for use in attacks in the Gulf Arab kingdom, the public prosecutor said.

Like its neighbors, Bahrain is concerned that sectarian wars in nearby Iraq and Syria may undermine stability at home, where a Sunni Muslim monarchy has weathered a protest movement and sporadic bombings by the restive Shi'ite Muslim majority.

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