A video of a nurse being tackled and mugged went viral on 19th February prompting cause for major concern in Bahrain. Making its round on WhatsApp and Facebook, the video showed a hospital nurse walking and being followed by a man who strangled her and pushed her to the ground.
The woman was brutally punched, picked up and thrown again to the ground. The attacker ran away when people started noticing. The incident is said to have happened the night before at 10:55 pm near the St Mary’s Indian Orthodox Cathedral in Salmaniya. The incident was recorded on a CCTV camera.
The video is being widely circulated in various groups and social media. Further investigation is being conducted to shed more light on the incident.