Main Bahrain opposition Wefaq says no protest called

MANAMA Wed Mar 16, 2011 9:13am EDT

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MANAMA (Reuters) - Bahrain's largest Shi'ite Muslim opposition group Wefaq has urged its followers to avoid any confrontation with security forces, an official in the group said Wednesday.

"Wefaq has advised people since this morning to avoid confrontation with security forces and to remain peaceful," the official said, adding that the group had not organized any protest for Wednesday.

(Reporting by Lin Noueihed, Editing by Sonya Hepinstall)

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