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In a news conference late Saturday, Molins said Belgacem called his father and brother early that morning, minutes after he fired birdshot at a police traffic patrol, injuring an officer in the face, to say that he had made a stupid mistake.
The metal pellets or birdshot fired from the pump-action shotguns rarely result in deaths, but can often blind victims if the fragments hit them in the eye.
An officer has been referred to trial for allegedly shooting dead activist Shaima al-Sabbagh when riot police fired tear gas and birdshot to disperse a peaceful rally in January.
8 birdshot provided an excellent pattern, the buckshot put all nine pellets on target and very slightly left, while the two slugs printed dead center with the holes touching each other.
There were no Molotov cocktails or birdshot," alleged a member of Students Against the Coup movement calling herself Manara to Egypt Today.
He is believed to have been hit by a birdshot, which is a small pellet, or a shrapnel from the birdshot during his coverage of the country's unrest after Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi was ousted.
The charities supporting the NightWalk are RP Fighting Blindness, International Glaucoma Association, Nystagmus Network, Childhood Eye Cancer Trust, PMRGCAUK (Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis UK), Birdshot Uveitis Society, Uveitis Information Group, British Thyroid Foundation and the Thyroid Eye Disease Charitable Trust.
Al Wefaq named the dead protester as 17-year-old Ali Hussain Nima and distributed photographs showing a body covered in blood and flecked with birdshot wounds.
A fourth policeman was sentenced in absentia to five years in prison for assault in the wounding of a protester with birdshot, it said.
Summary: CAIRO - Mohamed Abu Hamed, a liberal lawmaker, took the floor in Egypt's Parliament last week, holding in his hands what he said were empty birdshot pellets.
Police fired salvos of tear gas and birdshot at rock-throwing protesters as popular anger over a deadly soccer riot spilled over into a second day of street violence that left three people dead and more than 1,500 injured, doctors and health officials said
In the second day of protests in the capital Cairo, a protester died of wounds from birdshot fired at close range outside the Interior Ministry, according to a volunteer doctor.
Police said the man was hit from about 10ft away with 27 pellets of birdshot.
BNA) -- The Assistant Undersecretary for Legal Affairs at the Interior Ministry announced on Friday that an immediate investigation into the death of the Bahraini Ahmed Jaber was ordered following a report by forensic experts of the Public Prosecution indicating that the death was the result of an injury by a police birdshot and another report of Bahrain International Hospital attributing it to a severe drop in the blood circulation and the respiratory system that led to heart failure.
Police in Jackson near Columbus, Ohio, said it was fortunate that birdshot had been fired otherwise Beavers could have been killed.