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Tear-Gas Related Deaths in Bahrain

March 2011–March 2012

As compiled by PHR from interviews with local physicians and analysis of news reports.

This table lists names of 34 individuals reported to have died from tear gas and related complications.

NameAge in YearsReported Cause of DeathPlaceDate
39 Hasan Abdallah Ali Ahmad 59 Exposure to tear gas thrown inside his home and in neighboring street Sitra 17 Sep 2012
38 Basel Mansoor Al-Qattan 44 Suffered from cardiomyopathy and asthma, which made him vulnerable to the teargas that lead to his death Manama 19 Dec 2012
37 Haj Habib Ibrahim Abdullah 88 Exposure to extensive amount of tear gas Malikiya 13 Jan 2013
36 Qassim Habib 8 Exposure to tear gas/Village attacked extensively with tear gas Karbabad 26 Jan 2013
35 Mahmood Isa AlJazeeri 20 Tear gas aimed at him during participation in protest on February 14, 2013 Nabih Saleh Island 22 Feb 2013
34 Ahmed Abdulnabi Abdulrasool 31 Tear gas exposure at home Shahrakan 24 Mar 2012
33 Abda Ali Abdulmohsen 55 Tear gas exposure Jid Hafis 23 Mar 2012
32 Sabri Mahfoodh 27 Tear gas exposure Shahrakan 18 Mar 2012
31 Jaafer Jassem Ridha 41 Tear gas exposure ? 17 Mar 2012
30 Sakeena Marhoon 78 Tear gas exposure Abu Saiba 6 Mar 2012
29 Yahya Yousif Ahmed 0 Tear gas exposure during mother’s pregnancy Manama 5 Mar 2012
28 Fadhel Al Obaidy 21 Possible blunt force trauma to head due to impact from tear gas canister Duraz 2 Mar 2012
27 Haj Habib Al Mulla 60 Tear gas exposure at home Sihla 29 Feb 2012
26 Abdah Hussain Isa 68 Tear gas exposure Sihla 25 Feb 2012
25 Rose Nisha Naikarottu Baby Varghese 28 Tear gas induced asthma attack and coma SMC 21 Feb 2012
24 Mansoor Salman 85 Tear gas exposure Sitra 18 Feb 2012
23 Ali Issa Abdulla Al Hayeki 48 Tear gas exposure at home Samaheej 6 Feb 2012
22 Abdali Abdulla Mohamed Al Ma’ameery 58 Tear gas exposure at home Ma’ameer 1 Feb 2012
21 Zahra Ali Al Hawaj 69 Tear gas exposure at home Noaim 1 Feb 2012
20 Saeed Ali Al Sukari 65 Tear gas exposure at home A’ali 25 Jan 2012
19 Abbas Jaffar Al Shakh 26 Unknown; tear gas exposure, but patient also had rubber bullet and birdshot injuries SMC 25 Jan 2012
18 Mohamed Khamis Al Khunaizi 26 Tear gas exposure Jidhafs 20 Jan 2012
17 Yaseen Jassim Al Asfoor 14 Collapsed lungs after tear gas exposure at home Ma’ameer 20 Jan 2012
16 Salma Muhsin 81 Tear gas exposure at home Barbar 15 Jan 2012
15 Fakhria Jassim Al Sakran 55 Tear gas exposure Isa Town 3 Jan 2012
14 Sayed Hashim Sayed Saeed 15 Possible blunt force trauma to head due to impact from tear gas canister Sitra 30 Dec 2011
13 Abdulali Ali Ahmed 73 Tear gas exposure Muqsha 17 Dec 2011
12 Sajida Faisal Jawad 0 Tear gas exposure at home Bilad Al Qadeem 11 Dec 2011
11 Jaafar Lutf Allah 74 Tear gas exposure Abu Saiba'a 30 Sep 2011
10 Sayyed Jawad Ahmed Hashim Marhoon 36 Tear gas exposure at protest Sitra 14 Sep 2011
9 Ali Jawad Ahmad Al Shaikh 14 Possible blunt force trauma to head due to impact from tear gas canister Sitra 31 Aug 2011
8 Isa Ahmed Al Taweel 60 Tear gas exposure Sitra 31 Jul 2011
7 Zainab Hassan Ahmed Al Jumaa 47 Tear gas exposure Sitra 15 Jul 2011
6 Sayed Adnan Sayed Hassan Al Musawi 44 Tear gas exposure at a religious event Duraz 23 Jun 2011
5 Zainab Ali Ahmed Al Tajar 69 Tear gas exposure Sanabis 2 Jun 2011
4 Mohammed Abdulhussain Farhan 6 Tear gas exposure at home Sitra 30 Apr 2011
3 Khadija Merza Abbas Yusuf Abdulhai (pdf) ? Tear gas exposure at home ? 5 Apr 2011
2 Sayed Ahmed Saeed Shams (pdf) 15 Possible blunt force trauma to neck due to impact from tear gas canister Saar 30 Mar 2011
1 Haj Issa Mohammed Ali Abdullah 71 Tear gas exposure Ma’ameer 25 Mar 2011