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Sources: Iraqi protesters storm Najaf Province HQ

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Hundreds of protesters have stormed the Najaf Province headquarters, well-informed sources told the Baghdad Post on Friday. 

 

The protesters said they sought new jobs and the improvement of basic services in the province. 

 

The Najaf demonstrations coincided with sweeping protests in Basra south of the capital Baghdad calling for job opportunities and eliminating corruption. 

 

Iraqi security and medical officials confirmed up to 14 Iraqis have been killed and injured in the demonstrations. 

 

 

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