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Policeman Killed, Inmates Freed in Attack on Bahrain Prison

Armed men attacked a prison in Bahrain on Sunday, freeing several convicts and killing a policeman, the Interior Ministry said. "An armed attack on the Jau reform and rehabilitation center resulted in the death of policeman Abdul Salam Saif and the escape of a number of inmates convicted of terrorist crimes," the ministry said in a statement. Thousands of mainly Shi'ite Muslim Bahrainis are in jail on charges ranging from participating in anti-government protests to armed...

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