Opposition groups condemn attack involving remotely detonated bomb during protest in village west of the capital Manama.

Three policemen have been killed by a remotely detonated bomb in Bahrain during a protest in a village west of the capital Manama, the Interior Ministry has said, in one of the worst incidents of violence in recent months. 

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) said one of its police officers, serving in a Gulf Cooperation Council force operating in the island kingdom, was among the three dead officers, according to the UAE state news agency WAM.

WAM identified the dead as Lieutenant Tareq Mohammed al-Shehhi.

Bahrain’s main opposition groups condemned the bombing as a criminal act and urged supporters to ensure that protesters use only peaceful means to push their demands for reforms.

“They assert their rejection of any practice that targets lives and property and call on the people of Bahrain, demanding their just rights, to abide by peaceful means and to condemn these criminal acts,” the opposition groups said in a statement sent to the Reuters news agency

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