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Six injured during Jordan clashes

Pro-government supporters have attacked Jordanian protesters, pelting them with stones and injuring six people.

The violence came as about 1,000 Jordanians joined protests at the camp in central Amman, modelled on Cairo's Liberation Square where a popular uprising led to the removal of Egypt's long-time president.

The Jordanian protesters are demanding the dissolution of parliament and the firing of the country's prime minister

Late on Thursday, 35 activists were injured in a similar confrontation at the central square in front of the Interior Ministry in Amman.

It marked one of the worst incidents of violence in three months of demonstrations at which Jordanian activists, inspired by pro-democracy protests sweeping the Arab world, have demanded more political say in the kingdom's affairs.

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