A newspaper owned by the Bahraini Royal Court claimed that the 3 Bahrainis who died in sea were killed in the conflict in Syria.
(AhlulBayt News Agency) - A newspaper owned by the Bahraini Royal Court claimed that the 3 Bahrainis who died in sea were killed in the conflict in Syria.
Al-Watan newspaper published an ad that said it mourns their deaths in Syria's Ghouta. However, the announcement is related to their mourning procession held on (February 23, 2018) after they were martyred in Persian Gulf waters.
Government parties are trying to link the Bahraini opposition to the armed conflict in the region.
3 Bahraini activists wanted by the security authorities over their opposing activism martyred in sea while attempting to flee the country. Meanwhile, a fourth one accompanying them is still missing.
The Iranian authorities pulled out the bodies of martyrs Sayed Kassim Khalil, Sayed Mahmoud Adel and Maytham Salman from the territorial waters. Family of Hassan Ali Ibrahim announced that their son is missing.
Opposition sources said that boat transferring the 4 from Bahrain was more likely attacked by the Bahraini coast guards or pirates.
The Bahraini authorities summoned the families of the 4 for interrogation. Information mentioned that the security bodies relieved their responsibility from the accident.
The three were buried in the Iranian City of Qom.
Dozens of supporters of the Bahraini ruling family are fighting next to terrorist groups in Syria and Iraq.