Bahrain: Travel update

There have been calls for unauthorised protests in A’ali, Diraz and Sitra on 5 & 6 November.

Demonstrations and protests take place regularly. These can be violent. You should be vigilant and avoid large crowds and demonstrations.

An attack took place near Karranah village on the evening of 28 August 2015 against security personnel. One person was reportedly killed and several others injured.

On 28 July 2015, there was an attack on a bus transporting security personnel in Sitra, which led to fatalities.

Large caches of explosives and weapons have been discovered by the Bahraini authorities, most recently on 30 September 2015.

The government of Bahrain has imposed a curfew on the waterways around Bahrain between 6pm and 4am. You should respect the curfew.

Remember to take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.

Stuart Beaty

Celsium, Birmingham, UK