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Security authorities impose curfew in 3 Iraqi provinces

Iraq protests
Iraqi security authorities have imposed curfew in Basra, Najaf and Karbala provinces amid ongoing protests.

The wide-spread protests that erupted in Iraq's southern provinces have left three killed and 65 injured, medical and security sources said.

A number of Iraqi cities, including Basra, Maysan, Dhi Qar, Babil, Diwaniyah, Wassit and Karbala are witnessing mass demonstrations and sit-ins in protest against shortage of jobs, electricity, water and basic services.

Some demonstrators broke into and attacked several local government headquarters in these provinces during the current period.