Bahrain protester 'killed by birdshot wounds'

A Bahraini protester found dead on a rooftop after clashes with police during the Formula One Grand Prix at the weekend was apparently killed by birdshot rounds and his body bore several bruises, his brother has said.

Salah Abbas Habib, 36, was buried on Monday after a funeral reportedly attended by about 15,000 people.

After the ceremony, hundreds of protesters threw petrol bombs and stones at a police station in the district of al-Bilad al-Qadeem in the capital Manama.

Police fired teargas and sound grenades.

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Bahrain violence

Police and protesters have clashed in Bahrain at the funeral of the activist who was killed during the Grand Prix weekend.