Iraq: Thousands fill the streets of Baghdad as anti-govt protest continue into the night

Demonstrators stayed in the streets of Baghdad on Friday, as anti-government protests continued late into the night. Thousands flooded central Tahrir square, where 'tuk tuk' vehicles for the injured were seen running alongside ambulances. As in the previous days, volunteers handed out water and prepared food for protesters while barbers offered their free service in the streets. Many were seen... Еще lighting candles for those who died in the protests. Protests began in early October with people taking to the streets over a number of grievances, including corruption, unemployment and lack of basic services in the country. However, demonstrations were suspended after the security forces started using live ammunition, reportedly killing 150 people.

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