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Iraq: Clashes break out during anti-government protests

1 12.11.2019 Инфо

W/S Protesters running, Baghdad
W/S Tear gas smoke
W/S Protesters running
W/S Protester sprays water on protesters who have been tear-gassed
M/S Injured protesters being attended to
M/S Tear-gassed protester bending over
W/S Protesters and smoke billowing
M/S Protesters and water truck
M/S Protesters and water truck
W/S Protesters in the street, smoke billowing in the distance
W/S Smoke billowing from a building
W/S Protesters and tuk-tuks
W/S Protesters and tuk-tuks
W/S Traffic, fire truck
W/S Traffic, fire truck
W/S Man with placard
W/S Traffic
Clashes broke out between security forces and thousands of protesters who had come to Baghdad's Tahrir Square on Tuesday, to continue their opposition unrest.
Footage shows protesters running amid tear gas smoke, with some of them receiving help from other protesters or medical personnel.
Protests broke out in the country on October 1, sparked by unemployment, deep-seated corruption and a lack of basic services.
According to a report released by the UN Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI) on Tuesday, an estimated 97 people have been killed at anti-government demonstrations between October 25 and November 4, while thousands more have been injured.