Bahrain detonates UK 'explosives'

2011-12-08 08:03

Dubai - Bahrain's interior ministry said on Wednesday that staff at its airport detonated a package of explosives that had originated from Britain.

"Concerned bodies of MOI [Ministry of Interior] exploded a package containing explosives found at the Airport coming from UK through Dubai," the ministry said on its Twitter account.

The ministry said the "investigation continues", in the brief statement which provided no further details.

There was no immediate confirmation of the report from other official sources, including the state news agency BNA.