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May 2: "If there is Bersih 4.0 rally, I will join again as it is important that our call is implemented and not trivialised," said 26-year old Asrul Wan Ahmad (pic), whose right eye was seriously wounded after being hit by a tear gas canister fired by police last Saturday.
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Asrul however is far from cowed, and told PAS secretary general Mustafa Ali, who visited him at the Bukit Mertajam hospital, that he would be joining future rallies for electoral reforms.
Asrul was among some 200,000 people who gathered for the Bersih 3.0 rally in several parts of the capital on April 28. More than 500 protesters were arrested and scores injured, including policemen and journalists.
Asrul said after the attack, people around him took him into Masjid Jamek to apply bandage on his eye while waiting for medical help from Kuala Lumpur Hospital.
Asrul said he was on his way to perform the Zuhr prayer when when tear gas was fired, causing pandemonium among a large crowd gathered nearby.
Shortly after, he lost consciousness when he was hit in the eye.
After getting treatment in HKL, he went back to his home town in Penang, where he was warded at the Bukit Mertajam Hospital in Penang. He has been getting a stream of visitors which among others include local PAS leaders.