Jan 5, 2016, 7:53 PM
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Hundreds march in Bahrain protests against Saudis

Tehran, Jan 5, IRNA – Hundreds of protesters are marching in Bahrain to denounce Saudi Arabia's execution of prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, media reports said.

The march was happening Tuesday afternoon in Sitra, south of Bahrain's capital, Manama, Associated Press reported.

An AP journalist saw police fire tear gas and birdshot, while some protesters threw gasoline bombs. A number of protesters suffered wounds from the birdshot.

The Shia protesters were enraged over Riyadh's execution of Sheikh Nimr on Saturday.