Oman police fire tear gas at protesters: witnesses, Agence France Presse
Omani security forces fired tear gas on Sunday at protesters who tried to storm a police station in Sohar, northwest of the capital Muscat, witnesses said.
The protesters attempted to attack a police station near Earth Roundabout, where some 250 demonstrators were holding a sit-in, before security forces forced them back with tear gas, the witnesses told AFP.
There were casualties among the protesters, who were mostly unemployed and were demanding jobs, better salaries and measures to curb corruption, the witnesses said. …
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