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Iraq's police on high alert as sweeping protests hit Iraq

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Iraqi interior ministry announced Saturday the police personnel were on high alert as sweeping protests hit a number of provinces across Iraq. 


According to well-informed sources, the wide-spread protests have left three killed and 65 injured. 

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.

Last Modified: Saturday، 14 July 2018 11:00 PM