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Iraqi forces kill six protesters in Baghdad, southern port blocked


Iraqi riot police fire tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters gathering on the al- Shuhada (Martyrs) bridge in central Baghdad, Iraq. | Photo Credit: AP

Iraqi security forces shot dead at least six anti-government protesters in Baghdad on Thursday, police and medical sources said, as weeks of deadly unrest showed no signs of abating.

Another 38 people were wounded in the clashes near the Shuhada Bridge, they said, as mass demonstrations continued for a 13th straight day with thousands thronging central areas of the capital.

In southern Iraq, dozens of protesters burned tyres and blocked the entrance to the port of ...


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