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Bahrain protester shot in chest
Footage shows man shot at close range with apparent tear gas canister as security forces crack down on demonstrations.
Last Modified: 13 Mar 2011 14:51 GMT

Riot police in Bahrain have used tear gas and rubber bullets in an attempt to prevent hundreds of anti-government protesters from blocking Bahrain's financial district.

Footage from the scene showed one protester being shot with a teargas canister at close range.

Al Jazeera's Charles Stratford reports.

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