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Iraq protests: Four anti-government activists shot dead despite promise not to use live rounds

WorldNews Thursday, 7 November 2019
Iraq protests: Four anti-government activists shot dead despite promise not to use live roundsSecurity forces in Iraq have shot dead at least four anti-government protesters in central Baghdad, just a day after the military promised officers were ordered not to use live fire on the rallies. A further 35 people were also wounded on Baghdad’s Shuhada Bridge, according to police and medical sources, as mass demonstrations continued for a 13th day straight with thousands rallying central areas of the capital. The demonstrators were killed as they tried to remove barriers blocking a march towards the Green Zone, which houses government offices and foreign embassies, the sources added. Download the new Indpendent Premium app Sharing the full story, not just the...
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The Iraqi Human Rights Commission says four medics have been killed in Baghdad since anti-government protests began on October 1.

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