JNN 17 April 2012 : Another Bahraini protester embraced martyrdom in hospital after being run over by a police car during a protest rally in the Persian Gulf country, Bahrain al Wasat news reported.
According to Press , Activists said on Saturday that Saudi-backed security forces ran over Mohammed Radhi outside the capital Manama last week.
Radhi is the 85th victim of an ongoing crackdown against pro-democracy protesters in Bahrain.
The main opposition movement in Bahrain, Al-Wefaq Party, also said on Saturday that a 15 year-old protester was in critical condition after being shot by security forces.
Mohammed Ahmed Abdel Aziz and several people were injured after they attended the funeral ceremony of citizen journalist Ahmed Ismail who was killed during a protest late last month, it said.
“He sustained bullet wounds to the chest as police fired tear gas and live rounds on mourners,” Al-Wefaq said.
On Friday, police across the kingdom attacked protesters calling for the downfall of the regime.
Saudi-backed Bahraini forces have attacked anti-government protesters in Salmabad village, south of the capital, Manama.
Witnesses say regime forces fired tear gas on demonstrators in Salmabad on Monday as they were mourning the death of an activist who was killed in Manama crackdown several days ago.
There were no immediate reports of casualties.
The attack came hours after Bahraini troops raided several homes in the northeastern town of Sitra, arresting dozens of activists, who have been taking part in anti-government rallies.
Sitra has long been the center of protests against the Al Khalifa regime and the opposition calls it the ”Capital of Revolution.”
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