Iraq: Smoke rises from Najaf amid ongoing protests

Fire and smoke were seen in Najaf on Monday, amid ongoing protests, two days after the entrance to the tomb of Iraqi Shiite Ayatollah Mohammed Baqir al-Hakim was set alight. Footage shows fire and smoke rising from near the al-Hakim shrine. Footage also shows burnt vehicles and barricades, in addition to people cleaning up a street from debris. Nearly 400 people have been killed since the... Еще beginning of October in the anti-government protests, including at least a dozen security forces. Iraqi Prime minister Adel Abdul Mahdi announced his resignation on Friday, as protesters demand an end to corruption, better public services and more jobs.

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