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Shot triggers Bahraini protester's fire bomb

Published March 15. 2013 4:00AM
Hasan Jamali/AP photo
A Bahraini anti-government protester is engulfed in flames Thursday when a shot fired by riot police hit the petrol bomb in his hand that he was preparing to throw during clashes in Sanabis, Bahrain. Protests and clashes erupted in opposition areas nationwide Thursday with government opponents observing a “Dignity Strike” blocking roads, closing shops, protesting and staying home from work. Government opponents said 35 protesters were injured, three critically.

A Bahraini anti-government protester is engulfed in flames Thursday when a shot fired by riot police hit the petrol bomb in his hand that he was preparing to throw during clashes in Sanabis, Bahrain. Protests and clashes erupted in opposition areas nationwide Thursday with government opponents observing a "Dignity Strike" blocking roads, closing shops, protesting and staying home from work. Government opponents said 35 protesters were injured, three critically.


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