One dead, dozens injured following protests in Baghdad

Iraqi security forces killed at least one protester in Baghdad on Tuesday and wounded 24 others, police sources said. The death was due to birdshot fired from a hunting rifle, the sources said, adding that five of the injuries also resulted from birdshot. The remaining injuries were tear gas-related. At least 23 members of the… Read More One dead, dozens injured following protests in Baghdad

Several injured as Iraqi security forces fire tear gas at protesters in Baghdad

Security forces fired tear gas at anti-government protesters in Baghdad on Sunday injuring at least 22 people, police and medical sources said, a day after they pushed demonstrations back toward one main square in the Iraqi capital. One person died in hospital of wounds sustained in clashes the previous day, the sources said. Security forces… Read More Several injured as Iraqi security forces fire tear gas at protesters in Baghdad

Six dead, dozens injured as Iraqi security forces clash with protesters in Baghdad

Iraqi security forces shot dead at least six anti-government protesters in Baghdad on Thursday, police and medical sources said, as weeks of deadly unrest showed no signs of abating. Another 38 people were wounded in the clashes near the Shuhada Bridge, they said, as mass demonstrations continued for a 13th straight day with thousands thronging… Read More Six dead, dozens injured as Iraqi security forces clash with protesters in Baghdad