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Saudi police kills one protester and injures another in Qatif region

Saudi Arabia’s police killed a young man and injured another

 

Saudi Arabia’s police killed a young man and injured another civilian during popular protests in Qatif region in the Eastern part of the kingdom to condemn the execution of prominent Shiite cleric Sheikh NimrBaqir al-Nimr and suppression of the Shia minority by the Riyadh government.

Ali Omran al-Dawood was killed when the Saudi police started shooting at the protesters in the village of Awamiyah in Qatif region.

An eight-year-old boy was also injured during the police shootout.

Large groups of protesters were beaten and arrestedwhile protesting Sheikh Nimr’s execution.

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