Witnesses: Bahrain police disperse demonstrators with tear gas

DUBAI - Bahraini police fired tear gas todisperse hundreds of Shi'ite Muslim anti-government protesterson Wednesday, but there were no reports of casualties.

A Reuters correspondent saw police dispersing thedemonstrators, who had approached a barbed wire fence erectedthe night before on the outskirts of the village of Shakhoora,west of the capital Manama, following calls by activists formass anti-government protests.

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