11 : 15 PM - 27/01/2013
Manama, Jan 27 (BNA) Special Investigations Unit Head Nawaf Abdullah Hamaz today stated that the public prosecution was alerted by the Exhibition road police station that a female citizen had reported the death of her 8-year-old child due to inhaling tear gas fired by security forces a week ago.
She also reported that he was transferred to Salmaniya Medical Complex from treatment where he was admitted and died 26-1-2013.
The public prosecution immediately launched an investigation in the case requesting a medical examiner to determine the cause of death.
A postmortem was conducted on the child's body and his medical record was reviewed which indicated that he was admitted to hospital on 19-1-2013 following breathing problems due to severe pneumonia.
Meanwhile, the medical examiner confirmed in his report that there was no criminal cause of death and that doctors exerted all efforts to treatment the child but without any use.
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