Iraq security forces fire tear gas at pro-Sadr demonstration near 'Green Zone'

Reuters News
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Posted: Feb 11, 2017 5:40 AM

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi security forces fired tear gas on Saturday at supporters of powerful Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr demonstrating near the heavily fortified "Green Zone" that houses government buildings, to press for reforms, witnesses said.

(Reporting by Maher Chmaytelli Editing by Jeremy Gaunt)