Protest in Bahrain's Budaya St fails to materialize

MANAMA Wed Mar 16, 2011 9:42am EDT

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MANAMA (Reuters) - Residents near Bahrain's Budaya Street said their suburbs were quiet and there was no sign that protesters had answered a call by the kingdom's youth movement for a mass demonstration in the area on Wednesday afternoon.

Three residents in different villages off Budaya Street in northern Manama said streets were deserted after the military announced a curfew in certain areas.

(Reporting by Lin Noueihed; Editing by Sonya Hepinstall)

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