At least five protesters killed in Saturday's demos in Baghdad: interior ministry

Reuters News
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Posted: Feb 12, 2017 5:22 AM

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least five protesters loyal to Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr were killed, and 174 others wounded, in clashes that happened Saturday with Iraqi security forces in downtown Baghdad, according to an updated toll by the interior ministry on Sunday.

(Reporting by Huda Majeed and Ahmed Rasheed; Writing by Maher Chmaytelli; Editing by Toby Chopra)