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Bahrain: Main Hospital Fills with Lulu Roundabout Wounded

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

After the dawn raid at Lulu Roundabout, the focal point of the anti-government protests going on in Bahrain since February 14, 2011, many of the injured have been rushed to the Salmaniya Hospital. Three people have died so far.

The hospital in now in disarray, with a growing number of injured protesters. Calls have been made for citizens to donate blood for the wounded.

@BahrainRights Disturbing photo of an injured person in Salmanya hospital “@maryamalkhawaja: http://yfrog.com/h0kkwdmj” #Bahrain (Click for full image)

@BahrainRights Disturbing photo of an injured person in Salmanya hospital “@maryamalkhawaja: http://yfrog.com/h0kkwdmj” #Bahrain (Click for full image)

@qassoom Call for urgent blood donation for those injured in #LuluRoundabout #Feb14 #Bahrain #Lulu

@ST_Cyclone #Bahrain CALL FOR BLOOD DONATIONS!! CALL FOR BLOOD DONATIONS! CALL FOR BLOOD DONATIONS! CALL FOR BLOOD DONATIONS! CALL FOR BLOOD DONATIONS!

At the time of writing, some reports coming through Twitter are saying that forces have surrounded the hospital and the occurance of some clashes.

@MazenMahdi Heavy clashes break out around hospital reports that a policeman killed #Bahrain #feb14

@nadooi_wish it's (Salmaniya Hospital) surrounded by army forces!! All roads to #luluroundabout is blocked!

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

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