The policemen were attacked in al-Bade'e street near al-Maqsha'a village in what the ministry said was ‘a terror act’. It gave no further details.
Bahrain, home of US Fifth Fleet, has been buffeted by political turmoil since 2011 when mostly Shiite protesters took to the streets calling for political reforms and more say in the Sunni-ruled island kingdom.
The Bahraini government largely put down the uprising with help from Gulf Arab neighbours but small-scale clashes continue and bomb attacks mainly on policemen and security officers have been increasing since mid-2012.


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