1,000 Saudi troops enter Bahrain

RIYADH - About 1,000 Saudi soldiersentered Bahrain early on Monday to protect government facilitiesfollowing recent unrest by the country's Shi'ite Muslimmajority, a Saudi official source said.

"About 1,000 Saudi soldiers have entered Bahrain early onMonday morning through the causeway to Bahrain," the source toldReuters. "They are part of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)force that would guard the government installations".

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