Bahraini dies in police detention, opposition party says

March 20, 2011 14:25

MANAMA, March 20 - A man detained by police two days ago has died, a statement from Bahrain's leading Shi'ite Muslim opposition party said on Sunday.

"We were recently informed of the death of Abdulrusul Hassan Ali Hajair from Buri village after he was abducted by security forces and the army from Wafiq market on March 18," the Wefaq statement said. "His family was just told to pick up his body from the Salmaniya hospital."

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