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Iraqi protesters call for UN intervention to save Basra


Iraqi protesters in the southern province of Basra have called for UN intervention to save the governorate from deteriorating situation, sources confirmed. 

Earlier on Friday, angry demonstrators stormed the Basra Governorate building. 

Iraqi security forces fired tear gas and live ammunition to disperse protesters.


A number of demonstrators including children have been suffocated.

The protests erupted Thursday against the deterioration of services.