Thousands mourn Bahraini killed in police crackdown

Thousands of Bahraini Shiite Muslims attend the funeral procession of Abdulrassul Hujairi, who was killed last week
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A relative of Abdulrassul Hujairi mourns during his funeral in the village of Buri outside Manama on March 21, 2011, two days after the Bahraini man went missing amid a heavy-handed police crackdown on Shiite protests in the Gulf kingdom (Getty Images)
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Bahraini mourners pray over the freshly-dug grave of Abdulrassul Hujairi after his burial in the village of Buri outside Manama on March 21, 2011, two days after the Shiite Bahraini man went missing amid a heavy-handed police crackdown on Shiite protests in the Gulf kingdom (Getty Images)
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Hujairi's body was found abandoned in the village of Awali, some 10 kilometres (six miles) farther south, near the Sunni district of Riffa the previous day (Getty Images)
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Meanwhile, Bahrain's news agency reported that the government has foiled a 'foreign plot' to target Gulf countries, King Hamad said in a possible reference to Iran, after security forces crushed Shiite-led unrest (Getty Images)
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Bahraini Shiite Muslim mourners carry the coffin of Abdel Rasoul Al Hujeiri during his funeral procession in the village of Bori outside Manama on March 21, 2011, one day after news came out that the Shiite man who was allegedly beaten to death in a local market in the Gulf kingdom (Getty Images)
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Thousands of Bahraini Shiite Muslims walk in a funeral procession in the village of Bori outside Manama on March 21, 2011 for Abdel Rasoul Al Hujeiri, a Shiite who was allegedly beaten to death in a local market in the Gulf kingdom last week (Getty Images)
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Bahraini Shiite Muslim mourners carry the coffin of Abdulrassul Hujairi during his funeral in the village of Buri outside Manama on March 21, 2011 (Getty Images)
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Tue 22 Mar 2011 12:28 PM GST