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Policeman killed, inmates freed in attack on Bahrain prison

MANAMA: A policeman was killed on Sunday when armed men attacked a prison in Bahrain, freeing several convicted inmates, the interior ministry said, in what it described as a terrorist act. It did not provide an exact number for those who had escaped or identify them but said authorities were searching for them. Thousands of mainly Shi'ite Muslim Bahrainis are in jail on charges ranging from participating in anti-government protests to armed attacks on security forces in the Western-allied Gulf kingdom, where the U.S.…