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Newfoundlander in Bahrain / Anita Carroll

A Newfoundlander living in Bahrain is scrambling to leave the country. Sunni rulers have declared martial laws to crack down on Shia protesters who are calling for reforms. There’s chaos and fear today. The protesters in the capital of Manama faced tanks and tear gas. The police killed at least three people. And medical staff at nearby hospitals say soldiers have been threatening them and firing at them. Anita Carroll’s family lives in a suburb not far from the protesters.

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