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Bahrain: Attacks foiled before Formula One race

Updated: April 23, 2013, 10:01 AM ET
Associated Press

MANAMA, Bahrain -- Bahrain says authorities foiled possible attacks before the kingdom's Formula One race earlier this week, which was held under tight security amid a spike in anti-government unrest.

The Interior Ministry says a weapons cache, including 1,000 homemade firebombs, was found in a warehouse Saturday, a day before the race. The ministry also says two girls were arrested for allegedly plotting to carry out an attack.

The race went ahead without incident despite clashes ...

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