Bahrain court jails 10 over police attack

A Bahraini police vehicle drives past women during clashes with protesters following a demonstration to mark the fifth anniversary of the Arab Spring-inspired uprising, on February 12, 2016, in the mainly Shiite village of Sitra, south of ManamaBahrain on Tuesday sentenced 10 people to between three years and life in prison for attacking police during a protest in a Shiite village, the prosecution said. The defendants were found guilty of involvement in “terrorist plots” and detonating explosives, the kingdom’s public prosecution said in a statement. “Four were sentenced to life in prison, while the remaining defendants were jailed for between three and 15 years,” it said.

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