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Citizens march in Baqubah over chronic power outages

Protests in Kazerun
Dozens in Baqubah have marched to protest the massive power outages gripping Diyala province.
They gathered in front of Diyala provincial council in central Baqubah. They called for improving the deteriorating services and canceling plans to privatize the sector.
This comes as Tigris River has dried up as Maliki and Abadi governments paid no heed to warnings and reports speaking of an imminent disaster for the river.
The leader of the Sadrist Movement Moqtada al-Sadr said on Tuesday the government has only a few days to solve the problems of water and electricity shortage that hit several provinces.