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Iraq protests intensify: 4 demonstrators killed, 100+ injured in fresh clashes with security forces in Baghdad

9 monthes ago   |   By RT

At least four protesters were killed and scores injured in clashes with security forces in the capital as demonstrations over government corruption and failure to provide better living conditions for Iraqis seriously escalated.
The number of dead and injured on Saturday was reported by medical and security officials who spoke to journalists on condition of anonymity. Three of the dead were shot, and the fourth died after being struck on the head with a tear gas canister.
Earlier Saturday, security forces using live ammunition cleared demonstrators from three of the main bridges over the...
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4 Killed, Over 100 Wounded by Iraqi Security Forces Amid Anti-Government Protests

4 Killed, Over 100 Wounded by Iraqi Security Forces Amid Anti-Government Protests

9 monthes ago   |   By Time

BAGHDAD - Iraqi security forces fired live ammunition at anti-government protesters in central Baghdad on Saturday, killing four and wounding more than 100 others, medical and security officials said.
The deaths came hours after security forces cleared three flashpoint bridges of protesters, using stun grenades and tear gas amid heavy clashes. The bridges span the Tigris and give access to the heavily fortified Green Zone, the seat of government. Protesters have tried to force their way across on an almost daily basis.
The current cycle of anti-government protests and a heavy-handed...
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The Latest: Iraq officials: 4 protesters killed, 100 wounded

9 monthes ago   |   By ABC News

Iraqi medical and security officials say four anti-government protesters were killed and 108 wounded in the capital Baghdad
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