Manama, July 22: Bahraini authorities on Thursday said that it has busted a weapons depot and held five men who admitted to have received military training in Iran and Iraq.
The suspects were planning to carry out multiple attacks in the country, Xinhua quoted an interior ministry statement.
“The arrestees were found to have turned their homes into storage areas for bomb-making materials,” the statement said.
It said the suspects also confessed to have received intensive military training in Iranian Revolutionary Guard and Iraqi Hezbollah camps.
Among the confiscations were weapons, remote control and communication devices and batteries typically used in the detonation of bombs.
Mobile phones, telephone chips, electronic keys and wires were also discovered from there.