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Two 'terror suspects' arrested in Bahrain

world Updated: May 02, 2009 01:24 IST

Two suspects, allegedly planning terror attacks in the Gulf countries have been arrested by Bahrain authorities, who claimed to have busted a "terror cell".

Bahrain's Interior Minister Shaikh Rashid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa said the terror suspects were arrested on April 26 by the police, who also seized weapons and ammunition from their possession, the Gulf Daily news reported.

"The cell members were planning terror acts in the kingdom and other Gulf countries," said Shaikh Rashid.

In the raid police recovered two machine guns, a pistol and ammunition, knives and a sword, among other things, from the house of the suspects, he said.

According to the minister, the suspects admitted to possessing arms and ammunition and were being held in custody pending further investigation.