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Bahrain: A Second Man Killed as Police Attack First Victim's Funeral

This post is part of our special coverage of Bahrain Protests 2011.

Another young man Fadhel Al Matrook has been killed this morning as police attacked a funeral procession for another young man Ali Mushaima killed in yesterday's Day of Wrath protests in Bahrain.

The world watched in horror as tweeps who attended the funeral broadcast their observations on Twitter. The first victim was shot in the back, with gun shot; If that was not enough, his family and friends were not allowed to rest his body in peace. Police attacked the mourners at the government hospital, where they had gone to collect the body, with tear gas, and tweeps report hearing gunshots. Soon enough reports emerge of another man shot dead – yet another fatality of the indiscriminate police brutality, which shoots at protesters at close range as we have all seen from videos shared by netizens yesterday.

Here's a snap shot of reactions:

@BahrainRights: CONFIRMED: Fadhel Ali AlMatrook killed by bird shot used by police this morning at the funeral of the 1st martyr #Feb14 #Bahrain

@HusseinMohdBH: Fadhel Ali Almatrook, hit with birdshotgun at procession has become the second martyr. #feb14 #bahrain #Egypt #Jan5

@HusseinMohdBH: CONFIRMED: Fadhel AlMatrook killed by bird shot used by police this morning at the funeral of the 1st martyr #Feb14 #Bahrain #Egypt #Jan25

@mahmood: Big crowd awaiting the receipt of ali Mushaimi body for burial at mortuary. http://yfrog.com/h7r3rkbj

@mahmood: On the move to the cemetery now. Peaceful. No police yet. http://yfrog.com/gy86009320j

@mahmood: Police sternly to fire into crowd now. Unprovoked. #bahrain

@mahmood: Tear gas everywhere. Unprovoked. Some responses with rocks. Prevented by other demonstrators. Cottage diverted (cont) http://tl.gd/8raik2

@maryamalkhawaja: Fadhel Ali Almatrook, hit with birdshotgun at procession has become the second martyr source: alwefaq #feb14 #bahrain

@mahmood: Sorry where are we supposed to burry the fallen if police tear gas a funeral? Any ideas? #bahrain

@mahmood: I hear more birdshot. The preferred method of killing by the @moi_bahrain People unfettered. #bahrain #feb14

@mahmood: This is horrible. Eyes and lungs sore. People generally dispersing and finding their way to cemetery. Cortège (cont) http://tl.gd/8raq34

@mahmood: People still determined. Continue to stream through street. #bahrain #feb14 http://yfrog.com/h0iiiihj

@mahmood: 100s of cars by road to grave yard. Met Ebrahim sharif #Waad on way. Awaiting funeral. http://yfrog.com/h7437iwqj

@mahmood: On the move to the cemetery now. Peaceful. No police yet. http://yfrog.com/gy86009320j #bahrain #feb14

This post is part of our special coverage of Bahrain Protests 2011.

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