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Iraq: Thousands rally in Baghdad as anti-govt protests go ahead02:05

Iraq: Thousands rally in Baghdad as anti-govt protests go ahead

Iraq, Baghdad
November 23, 2019 at 02:15 GMT -00:00 · Published

Thousands of people rallied at Tahrir Square in Baghdad on Friday, as part of the ongoing protests against the government.

One protester condemned what he called the 'government's lack of seriousness in meeting our demands' saying that protests would continue 'until the legitimate demands are met.'

Three people were reportedly killed and at least 27 injured in Friday's clashes after the Iraqi security forces opened fire on demonstrators near the heavily-fortified Green Zone.

Iraq: Thousands rally in Baghdad as anti-govt protests go ahead02:05
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Thousands of people rallied at Tahrir Square in Baghdad on Friday, as part of the ongoing protests against the government.

One protester condemned what he called the 'government's lack of seriousness in meeting our demands' saying that protests would continue 'until the legitimate demands are met.'

Three people were reportedly killed and at least 27 injured in Friday's clashes after the Iraqi security forces opened fire on demonstrators near the heavily-fortified Green Zone.

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