Indians in Bahrain asked to remain vigilant

Published: 07th November 2012 02:36 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th November 2012 02:36 PM   |  A+A-


Indian embassy in Bahrain has advised Indians in the country to remain vigilant in the wake of a series of IED explosions in the country.

"In view of recent incidents, the Embassy of India advises all Indian citizens to exercise utmost vigilance. In particular, Indian citizens are asked to avoid handling suspicious packages and report anything unusual to the authorities," an embassy statement said.

Meanwhile, the Indian man who was seriously injured when homemade IEDs went off on Monday, has been identified as Dhana Ram. Dhana Ram, who was a sanitation worker at a cleaning company, lost his right hand and suffered injuries to his right leg during the blast.

According to reports reaching here, Ram has injuries in his hands and knees and nails are embedded in his body.

Another Indian national, 29-year-old Murugayyan had died when he accidentally kicked one such device.

Murugayyan was said to be visiting his sick brother when the tragedy struck. He had been in Bahrain for more than a decade and leaves behind his elderly parents, two children and his wife. He belongs to Trichy in Tamil Nadu.

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