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Thu 17 Feb 2011 12:34 PM

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Bahrain hospitals rush to treat wounded protesters

Bahrain hospitals rush to treat wounded protesters
A wounded Shiite Bahraini demonstrators is looked after at a hospital in Manama after clashes with riot police. (AFP/Getty Images)
Bahrain hospitals rush to treat wounded protesters
An ambulance drives past protesters' tents in Manama's Pearl Square on February 17, shortly after police moved in to clear protesters (AFP/Getty Images)
Bahrain hospitals rush to treat wounded protesters
Two people were killed overnight as Bahrain's security forces moved in to clear protesters camped out in a central Manama square, relatives of the dead said. (AFP PHOTO/Getty Images)
Bahrain hospitals rush to treat wounded protesters
A protester shows his wounds after being caught in clashes between demonstrators and Bahrain police in the early hours of Thursday morning (AFP/Getty Images)
Bahrain hospitals rush to treat wounded protesters
Bahrain hospitals rushed to treat protesters injured in clashes with police. (AFP/Getty Images)
Bahrain hospitals rush to treat wounded protesters
A Wefaq MP, Sayed Hadi, said three protesters were killed in the clashes, bringing the overall death toll to five since protests flared in Bahrain this week. (AFP/Getty Images)
Bahrain hospitals rush to treat wounded protesters
Bahrain police had fired teargas and rubber bullets at demonstrators in a crackdown on street protests that began on February 14 with a 'Day of Rage' (ATP/Getty Images)
Bahrain hospitals rush to treat wounded protesters
Tens of protesters sought help for their injuries, sustained as riot police moved to clear Bahrain's streets (ATP/Getty Images)
Bahrain hospitals rush to treat wounded protesters
Protesters who on Wednesday had expressed confidence they were secure in the square, said they had no idea the police would swoop in and forcibly break up their encampment. (AFP/Getty Images)
Bahrain hospitals rush to treat wounded protesters
Small children were caught up in the clashes with police, which demonstrators said came without warning (AFP/Getty Images)
Bahrain hospitals rush to treat wounded protesters
(AFP/Getty Images)
Bahrain hospitals rush to treat wounded protesters
Protesters' wrath had already been stirred up by the deaths of two of their number during this week's demonstrations, the second killed in clashes at the funeral of the first. (AFP/Getty Images)