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Bahrain officials say 'terrorist bombing' kills 1, the second deadly blast in 2 days

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MANAMA, Bahrain — Bahrain's Interior Ministry says a citizen of the kingdom has been killed in a "terrorist bombing" in a village southwest of the capital Manama, the second deadly explosion in as many days.

PHOTO: Bahrain police cordon off and investigate the scene where a police officer was killed just outside the Molotov-scarred police station in the village of Dumistan, Bahrain, Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. Bahrain's Interior Ministry says a policeman has been killed southwest of the capital Manama, in what authorities said was a "terror attack." (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)
Bahrain police cordon off and investigate the scene where a police officer was killed just outside the Molotov-scarred police station in the village of Dumistan, Bahrain, Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. Bahrain's Interior Ministry says a policeman has been killed southwest of the capital Manama, in what authorities said was a "terror attack." (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

The ministry announced the attack in Karzakan on its official Twitter feed Tuesday. The blast in the predominantly Shiite community also injured an Asian man.

A Jordanian police officer was killed in a separate attack elsewhere late Monday. Maj. Gen. Tariq al-Hassan, the public security chief, on Tuesday identified the slain officer as Ali Mohammed Ali and said he was working as part of a security and training exchange agreement between the two kingdoms.

Anti-government activists primarily drawn from the Sunni-ruled Bahrain's Shiite majority frequently clash with police, and hard-line protesters have at times used improvised explosives.

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