First Published: 2012-11-09

 

Bahrain police ‘kill’ Shiite teenager

 

Opposition claims police have killed 16-year-old Radhi as heads to Diraz village to attend Friday prayers.

 

Middle East Online

DUBAI - Police in Bahrain killed on Friday a 16-year-old Shiite as security forces attempted to prevent protesters from joining weekly prayers called for by the opposition, Al-Wefaq group said.

Ali Radhi was killed as he headed to the village of Diraz, west of Manama, to attend prayers led by Shiite spiritual leader Sheikh Issa Qassim, answering a call by Al-Wefaq, the main Shiite opposition formation said on its Twitter page.

It was not immediately clear how Radhi was killed.

 

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