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Iran-allied Badr Militia says on high alert as protests sweep Basra


Iran-allied Badr Militia announced its elements were on high alert in anticipation of any attempts to storm the militia's HQ in central Basra. 


On Saturday, four protesters were injured after the guards of Badr Militia HQ in Al-Tuwaisa neighborhood, Basra had opened fire at them to disperse their demonstration. 

Sweeping protests hit Basra and other provinces across Iraq over poor services and deteriorating economic situation.