09 : 44 PM - 17/05/2011
Manama, May 17 (BNA) Nine police officers were run over in a heinous act carried out by criminal rioters this evening in Nuwaidrat area, stated the Director General of the Police Directorate of the Central Governorate.
The Director said that the police officers while undertaking their duties in Nuwaidrat area that involved dealing with a group rioters attempting to provoke riots and acts of vandalism, one of the rioters sustained a head injury.
Following that his brother, immediately drove his car at a very high speed and run over police officers intentionally causing injury to a number of them. Four of the officers suffered serious injuries, and five sustained multiple injuries while the driver also sustained multiple injuries.
The injured were taken to hospital for treatment. The Director affirmed that the necessary legal procedures were undertaken and that the military prosecutor was notified.
BNA 1836 GMT 2011/05/17
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