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Kitu kimeanza huko Oman

Discussion in 'International Forum' started by Nonda, Feb 27, 2011.

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    Oman clashes: Two killed during protests in Gulf state

    Two people have been reported killed in clashes between security forces and protesters in the Gulf state of Oman.

    Hundreds of people had gathered for a second day of protests calling for political reforms, in the industrial city of Sohar.

    At least five people were wounded when police fired tear gas and rubber bullets at the protesters, reports say.

    Until now, Oman had mostly been spared the unrest which has affected other Arab states in recent months.

    Demonstrations are also taking place in the southern town of Salalah, according to Reuters news agency.

    BBC News - Oman clashes: Two killed during protests in Gulf state

    A police station and a government building were on fire on Sunday in the Omani town of Sohar after police clashed with more than 2,000 protesters demanding reforms in the Gulf Arab state, a Reuters witness said.

    Deaths in Oman protests At least two people reportedly killed in industrial town of Sohar as police clash with anti-government demonstrators.
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    Oman's leader Sultan Qaboos bin Said