Iraqi security forces conflict with protesters in Baghdad, other cities
WorldIraqi security forces firing tear gas and live bullets clashed with anti-government protesters in central Baghdad and other cities on Sunday. More than 30 demonstrators injured; some hit with live bulletsThomson Reuters · Posted: Jan 26, 2020 7:26 AM ET | Last Updated: January 26A man washes the eyes a demonstrator hit by tear gas…
Iraqi security forces firing scamper gas and are dwelling bullets clashed with anti-govt protesters in central Baghdad and other cities on Sunday.
More than 30 demonstrators injured; some hit with are dwelling bullets
Thomson Reuters ·
Iraqi security forces firing scamper gas and are dwelling bullets in renewed clashes with many of of protesters in central Baghdad and other cities on Sunday, a Reuters seek for and security sources acknowledged, following a push to certain out a sit-in camp in the coronary heart of the capital.
No longer less than 14 protesters were injured in Baghdad, the sources acknowledged, whereas unrest in the southern metropolis of Nassiriya left at the least 17 protesters wounded, four of them by are dwelling bullets.
Protests additionally continued in Basra, Najaf, Kerbala and Diwaniya in defiance to attempts by security forces to total their months-long sit-in, police sources and witnesses acknowledged.
Iraqi populist cleric Muqtada al-Sadr known as for demonstrations in opposition to the U.S. embassy on Sunday in Baghdad and other cities, an announcement from his place of job acknowledged. The call came sooner or later after Sadr acknowledged he would discontinue his involvement in anti-govt unrest.
Subscribe to the newsletter news
We hate SPAM and promise to keep your email address safe