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Bahraini police clash with protesters after funeral

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: Bahraini police fired teargas and stun grenades at hundreds of protesters throwing stones and petrol bombs in a Shi'ite Muslim village on Friday after the funeral of a young man who died in custody. The Gulf Arab nation, home to the U.S. Fifth Fleet, has suffered low-level civil unrest since mass protests in 2011 led by majority Shi'ites demanding reforms and a bigger share of power in the Sunni-led island kingdom. Jaafar Mohammed Jaafar, 23, who was detained in December and accused of smuggling weapons, died of illness in custody on Wednesday, the Interior Ministry said, the second death of a person held on security-related charges this year. Rights campaigners have not disputed that Jaafar had died as a result of an illness, but the main opposition al-Wefaq group said he had been denied medical treatment, and one activist said he had been tortured, accusations the ministry has denied. Thousands of people attended

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