US rules out terror in Manama base shooting

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Two US female sailors were shot dead and a third sailor wounded at their base in Manama yesterday but the US Navy said it did not appear to be a terror-related attack.”There are no indications of terrorism or a base intrusion.  Initial reports indicate the incident involved US military personnel only,” the Navy said in a statement.Bahrain’s interior ministry undersecretary confirmed the shootings, but ruled out terrorism links.

…The sailor had apparently shot his colleagues before shooting himself, according to the sources.The US military in the evening said that the third sailor “suffers from what appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound and is in critical condition at a Bahrain hospital.”

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