Police investigate attempted terror attack to discharge explosives in Naifaru

An aerial shot of Lh. Naifaru. (Sun Photo/Ahmed Hassan)

Police have begun an investigation into the attempt to discharge explosives on the island of Lh. Naifaru on February 21.

Police stated that a case of terrorism was reported to the Police around 17:15 on February 21, 2020. “Sun” has assured the information that the case was regarding an attempt to discharge explosives on the island.

Three men living on the island were searched under a court order by the Naifaru magistrate court, according to a statement by Police. The court order read that it was regarding an attempt to stage a terrorist attack by discharging explosives and was reported by a private individual.

While no one is under arrest yet, Police are investigating the matter.