Saudi security forces kill protester in oil province

By REUTERS
January 13, 2012 11:52




DUBAI - Saudi security forces killed a young protester and wounded three in the kingdom's oil-producing Eastern Province, home to a large Shi'ite Muslim minority, websites and activists said on Friday.

Security forces opened heavy fire late on Thursday after demonstrators threw stones at a police vehicle in Awamiya, a village in Eastern Province village, the Shi'ite website www.rasid.com reported.


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