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In pictures: Protests in Nepal

Protests in Kathmandu

Hundreds of people have marched in the Nepalese capital, Kathmandu, to protest against King Gyanendra's rule.

Police throw stones at protesters in Kathmandu

For the second day in a row, protesters violated strict curfew orders in taking to the streets. They attacked riot police with stones, who responded by doing the same.

Police fire tear gas

Police were authorised to open fire on protesters. Here, they use tear gas to disperse the crowd.

Protesters flee tear gas

Protesters run through the haze of tear gas in Kathmandu. In other Nepalese towns, at least three people have been killed by police gunfire since Saturday.

Police attack protesters

The UN has criticised Nepalese authorities for their clampdown on the protesters.

Policeman kicking demonstrator

Opposition parties have said they will continue protesting. King Gyanendra has called for calm.

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