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Basra protesters wounded in clashes with security forces

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Unspecified number of protesters were reportedly injured in clashes broke out with Iraqi security forces in Basra on Saturday.

 

Basra MP Mithaq al-Hamedi warned from the expanding of latest protests at the province that broke out in the past few hours, calling on Prime Minister Adil Abd al-Mahdi to hold and emergency cabinet meeting to discuss the protesters’ demands.

Dozens of protesters rallied in front of the house of the head of Provincial Council on Friday night, demanding the improvement of services, appointing the province’s residents in governmental posts and oil companies.

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