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Jordan: First Victim In Protests

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A protester was killed and 130 people were hurt on Friday as pro-reform demonstrators and government supporters clashed in the Jordanian capital.

It was the first death since the outbreak of pro-reform protests in Jordan three months ago.

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According to AFP, medical source said 130 people, including a policeman, were hurt in the clashes.

Jordanian police used water cannons to break up clashes.

Anti-riot police also broke up a protest camp for the students and detained several of them.

The clashes erupted after some 200 government supporters hurled large stones at more than 2,000 young demonstrators from various movements.

Al Bawaba News

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