Thousands of Bahrainis chanted slogans against the Gulf state's king on Thursday at the funeral of a teenager who rights groups say died after being hit by a tear gas canister fired by police. Hundreds of youths later demonstrated late into the night in several mostly Shia villages, confronting police who tried to disperse them firing tear gas and percussion grenades, residents said. - Photos by Reuters
An anti-government protester wears a tear gas mask during a demonstration in the village of Karrana, west of Manama, September 1, 2011.
Anti-government protesters construct a barrier on a road to block access to their village.
An unexploded percussion grenade fired by riot police is seen on the road.
An anti-government protester shows a rubber bullet fired by riot police.
Anti-government protesters run away from riot police over road blocks.
Anti-government protesters construct a barrier on a road leading to their village. The writing on the wall reads: ?Al Khalifa we are not scared of Death?.
Anti-government protesters shout anti-regime slogans and gesture.
Anti-government protesters block a road to their village with a spool.