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16 killed, 500 injured in Najaf Thursday: official

Najaf Health Directorate announced on Friday the final toll of the bloody events witnessed in the province on Thursday, noting that 16 people were killed and 500 others were injured.

A health official told local media that the final outcome of the events witnessed in the province yesterday, amounted to 16 fatalities and 500 wounded.

On Thursday, Najaf police announced a curfew that lasted until Friday morning in light of the bloody events that accompanied the demonstrations.