The Iraqi military media office has accused some parties of trying to affect the security situation in Basra.
In remarks on Friday, the statement said “some paid voices are trying once again to destabilize security in the province through riot and setting fire in streets and targeting houses of some officials to affect the security.”
The information gathered by the security troops, according to the statement, “showed that some parties take advantage of our youth’s will to achieve legitimate demands.”
The statement stressed that “security troops will support your demands and rights. They will tolerate with whoever tries to affect security in Basra.”