Demonstrators, security forces clash in Bahrain

Story highlights

  • Security forces shoot tear gas canisters at protesters
  • Some demonstrators set fire to objects and put them in the streets
  • Witnesses say the demonstration is connected to a funeral procession

Clashes broke out between demonstrators and security forces in a village in northern Bahrain Thursday.

Security forces shot tear gas canisters at dozens of young protesters who carried Bahrain flags as they marched through the village of Aali. Some demonstrators set fire to objects and put them in the streets. Helicopters hovered overhead.

Witnesses said the demonstration was connected to a funeral procession there.

Clashes were also reported in Aali Wednesday.