Iraq: 560 Killed In Anti-government Protests Since October

Iraq: 560 killed in anti-government protests since October

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 | By middleeastmonitor | 4 Hits

The Iraqi government on Thursday said that 560 people were killed in the mass popular protests across the country against the former government led by Adel AbdulMahdiAnadolu Agencyreports 8220The tally of martyrs since the outbreak of the protests in October has reached almost 560 including civilians and military personnel8230The demonstrations were accompanied by unjustified violence against the demonstrators8221 said Hisham Dawood the advisor to the Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa alKadhimi in a news conference Dawood said that the >>READ MORE | Organic and Viral Social Traffic Hub

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