Gas leak blast damages restaurant in Bahrain

No injuries were reported, however several shops and cars were damaged at the site
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A Bahraini restaurant based in Manama has been damaged in a blast caused by a gas leakage. 

Arabian Business reports that the Bahrain's Ministry of Interior posted the incident on its Twitter account, the UAE's state news agency WAM reported.

Restaurant in Manama was damaged in a blast because of gas leakage, several shops and cars were also damaged at the site,

— Ministry of Interior (@moi_bahrain) April 13, 2017

According to the Bahrain News Agency, no injuries were reported, however several shops and cars were damaged at the site.

PT: no injuries were reported, necessary steps are being taken

— Ministry of Interior (@moi_bahrain) April 13, 2017

The ministry said necessary steps are being taken to investigate the incident. No further details were given.

Local newspaper Gulf News reported that the explosion occurred in a back alley of the old souq where several small restaurants operated by foreigners serve Bangladeshi and Indian food.

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