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Two US sailors shot in Bahrain

Click here: Gulf News – Two US sailors shot in Bahrain

Two US Navy sailors were fatally shot and another critically wounded at the American Naval Support Activity in Manama, the Navy said in a statement sent to Gulf News.”The shootings took place in the on-base barracks at about 5 am, local time. Two sailors were pronounced dead at the scene and the third was taken to a local hospital for treatment,” the Navy said, adding that the incident was under investigation.

…The Navy said that initial reports indicate the incident involved US military personnel only. The names of the dead and wounded sailors were being withheld pending notification of next of kin, the military said. Sources told Gulf News that they believed the two dead victims were women and the injured sailor was a man.Bahrain News Agency reported that the shooting was an internal matter with no outside links.


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