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3 killed, 65 injured in southern Iraq protests: Sources

Protests in southern Iraq


The wide-spread protests that erupted provinces southern Iraq have left three killed and 65 injured, medical and security sources said Saturday. 


A number of Iraqi cities, including Basra, Maysan, Dhi Qar, Babil, Diwaniyah, Wassit and Karbala are witnessing mass demonstrations and sit-ins in protest against the high unemployment rates and lack of services.

Some demonstrators broke into and attacked several local government headquarters in these provinces during the current period.


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