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Major General Tariq bin Hassan al-Hassan, head of public security in Bahrain, announced on Thursday the details of the pre-emptive security operation to capture a terrorist organization belonging to what is known as al Ashtar brigades.
The head of the Bahraini public security said that the terrorist cell was captured in an uninhabited building in the Deir district.
Explosive materials were found at the site, including tools and devices used to prepare and manufacture of explosive devices. Ongoing investigations are still attempting to uncover links with other terrorist cells, groups and individuals.
According to the Bahraini public security chief, the investigation also showed that the members of this cell actively participated in preparing, planning and conducting a series of terrorist attacks that recently occurred and targeted the Bahraini security forces.