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Basra Clashes: Iraqi Forces Open Fire On Protestors

September 5, 2018, 2:05 PM IST India India

Iraqi security forces fired tear gas as demonstrators took to the streets in the southern city of Basra. Iraqi protestors demonstrated against the government over the lack of jobs in Basra. Three civilians and 2 cops died during the demonstration. The violence started with the funeral procession for a protestor, who was shot and killed by the security forces.