Thursday, February 17, 2011

Three Killed in Iraq Protests

Security forces in eastern Iraq have opened fire on a group of demonstrators protesting the lack of basic services and killed at least three people.

The clashes broke out after hundreds of protesters stormed the governor's headquarters in the eastern city of Kut in Wasit province, calling for the provincial governor to step down.

At least 55 people, including four policemen, were also injured in the violence.'


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