Iraq: 15 dead after gunmen open fire on protesters near Green Zone

Armed men in cars opened fired on protesters in Baghdad's Khilani Square on Friday, killing at least 15 and wounded a further 60. Gunshots can be heard in the distance, while laser pens were shone from windows and tuks-tuks zoomed around. The attacks followed a stand-off with security forces on nearby Jumhuriya, Sinak and Ahar bridges, all of which lead to the Green Zone, the seat of Iraq's... Еще government. Unrest began in October amid anger over corruption and economic inequality. Over 400 protesters have been killed and thousands more injured in the violence.

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