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Bahrain protester mourned

A Bahraini Shiite Muslim woman mourns during the funeral of Salah Abbas.
A Bahraini Shiite Muslim woman mourns during the funeral of Salah Abbas.AFP - Getty Images
A female mourner looks back as she participates in the funeral procession of Salah Abbas Habib in the district of al-Bilad al-Qadeem in the capital Manama on April 23.Hamad I Mohammed / Reuters

A Bahraini Shiite Muslim woman mourns during the funeral of Salah Abbas.AFP - Getty Images

Salah Abbas Habib, 36, Bahraini protester found dead on a rooftop after clashes with police during the Formula One Grand Prix, was buried on Monday after a funeral attended by about 15,000 people, a Reuters witness said.

His brother told Reuters before the funeral that a coroner's report had concluded that Habib died of birdshot wounds to the chest and abdomen.

"We just got the body back. He had birdshot wounds in his chest and abdomen," Hussein Abbas Habib said by telephone from Manama, adding that the body also had bad bruises on the hands, back and legs.

-- Reuters

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