A Bahraini citizen has been killed and an expatriate wounded by an explosion south-west of Manama, officials say, the second deadly blast in two days.

The interior ministry said the “terrorist” attack took place in the predominantly Shia village of Karzakan.

A Jordanian police officer was killed late on Monday in nearby Damistan.

Bahrain has been wracked by unrest since an uprising in 2011 in which the Shia majority demanded democratic reforms from the Sunni-led government.

Tensions have high since elections last month that were boycotted by the opposition, which said parliament lacked powers and accused the authorities of redrawing constituency boundaries to favour their supporters.

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