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Enemy of Islam Bahrain Regime Removes Ashoura Banners, Sparking Clash

20 October 2015 20:31


A Bahraini government-supported religious endowment expressed regret Tuesday over a move by zionist Bahraini regime police to take down Ashoura banners and flags, an action that sparked clashes earlier in the day.

Ashura bannersThe opposition group al-Wefaq said several people were injured in the clashes outside of Manama on Tuesday. Authorities gave no casualty figures for the clashes, which saw police fire tear gas and birdshot.

The kingdom’s Shiite Endowment Department later issued a statement saying the banners and flags were allowed and said their removal “contradicted the guidelines” of the king.

Ashoura is a Muslim commemoration marking the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the Prophet Mohammad’s grandson, at the Battle of Karbala.

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