17 Feb 2011

Bahrain: terror as protesters shot

What had been days of mostly peaceful demonstrations changed dramatically in Bahrain early Thursday morning when police swarmed into the capital city and forcibly removed protesters from the Pearl Roundabout.

Police came in with dozens of vehicles, surrounded the roundabout and began firing "pellet bullets," rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators, witnesses said.

At least three people were killed early Thursday morning during the incident, emergency hospital services said. (CNN)

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