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Sun, 08 Dec 2019 05:52 GMT

4 Iraqi Protesters Killed in Clashes with Security Forces: Sources

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Thu, 07 Nov 2019 21:24 GMT

Four protesters in Iraq died on Thursday November 7th in clashes with security forces, security sources said, adding that police dispersed a sit-in in the southern city of Basra, Reuters reported.

Earlier on Thursday, police and medical sources said at least six protesters were shot dead by security forces in central Baghdad.

Since protests began on October 1st over dire economic situation, hard life circumstances, and political corruption, about 270 people have been killed, mostly protesters, according to figures collated by AFP.


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