Court in Bahrain convicts 11 Shiites in deadly police bombing; 3 get death sentences

February 26, 2015 8:15 AM

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MANAMA, Bahrain – A defense lawyer says a Bahraini court has found 11 Shiites guilty of involvement in a deadly bomb attack targeting police last year and sentenced three of them to death.

Attorney Mohammed al-Tajir says the other eight convicted Thursday were sentenced to life imprisonment and will have their citizenship stripped.

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