Muscat: A terror attack in Bahrain, which claimed the life of one police official, was condemned by Oman on Saturday night.
Authorities in Bahrain reported on Friday that a roadside bomb killed a police officer and wounded eight others.
“Oman strongly condemns the attack. It grieves the loss of life and prays for the speedy recovery of the injured,” Oman’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs tweeted on its official twitter handle.
Bahrain's Interior Ministry said the bomb struck a police bus Friday afternoon in the country that is home to the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet.
The Interior Ministry announced in a statement that its police bus was targeted at 5:26 PM on Friday while driving on Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman highway towards Manama near Jidhafs.
One policeman died and eight others sustained serious and medium injuries in the terrorist crime. The wounded police personnel were referred to hospital for treatment.
The ministry reported that a group of terrorists targeted the bus with a homemade bomb.