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Bahrain: Opposition Leader Injured in Protest

Categories: Middle East & North Africa, Bahrain, Breaking News, Politics, Protest

Bahrain riot police fired at a protest, injuring opposition Al Wefaq Society head Shaikh Ali Salman. Online, this video [1] of the attack is being circulated. The society's Twitter account tweeted [2] [ar] saying the politician was injured, along with another young man, who was hit by a sound grenade fired at close range to his head. Protests started in Bahrain on February 14, 2011.