Iraq News - Local News - Baghdadpost

Iraqi police detain 30 protesters suspected of setting fire to Iranian consulate

Iraqi security forces arrested Saturday 30 protesters in Basra province for allegedly setting fire to the Iranian consulate.

Some 20,000 angry demonstrators in Basra besieged the headquarters of the Iranian consulate for several hours before storming and setting it ablaze.

Protesters had demanded Iran to stop intervening in their country's internal affairs.
Last Modified: Saturday، 15 September 2018 08:12 PM