February 18: Another Death Caused by Excessive Use of Tear Gas by Security Forces
18 Feb 2012
An elderly man, Mansoor Salman, 85 years old from Sitra passed away today morning due to deterioration of his health as a result of inhalation of toxic gases shot by security forces on 2 Feb 2012. He was transferred to SMC after suffocating with toxic gases and he stayed there until he died yesterday. Mansoor's death due to toxic gases is the last of a series of similar incidents where people dies because of heavy shooting of tear (toxic) gas in residential areas.