ABahraini policeman died yesterday after being wounded in a bomb explosion in protests to mark the third anniversary of a pro-democracy uprising.

The Interior Ministry said the man was one of four wounded by "terrorist" blasts on Friday. Dozens demonstrated, throwing stones at police firing tear gas.

Bahrain crushed demonstrations inspired by Arab uprisings elswhere, but has yet to resolve the conflict between majority Shi'ites and the Sunni-led monarchy they accuse of oppressing them.

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