One civilian martyred by Al-Khalifa forces

TEHRAN, May 23 (MNA) – The situation in Bahrain has severed as regime forces attacked the people who were protesting peacefully against the ruling against Sheikh Isa Qassim this morning.

According to the most reports more than 100 protestors have been injured and one civilian, Mohamed Kadhem, has been killed in clashes with al-Khalifa forces in Diraz.

Armored vehicles raid into the district this morning attacking the sit-in with tear gas and surrounding the house of Sheikh Qassim.

Yet rumors on arrest of Sheikh Qassim was rejected by informed sources while the forces are trying to get into the house.

At the same time cranes are working destroying the square occupied by protestors.

Reports also have said forces opened fire at the people and military helicopters are flying on the region.

Bahrain Ministry of Interior has earlier announced the launching of military operation in Diraz.

Yemen's Ansarullah also warned Bahraini regime on consequences of such oppresive acts against Sheikh Qassim and Bahraini people.

The operation follows a Sunday court decision giving Sheikh Qassim a year’s suspended prison sentence and seizing assets belonging to him.


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