Iraqi security forces raid protest camps after Sadr supporters withdraw

Smoke from burning tents is seen as Iraqi security forces raid Baghdad's main protest site at Tahrir Square during ongoing anti-government protests in Baghdad, Iraq January 25, 2020. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi security forces fired bullets and tear gas on Saturday in raids on protest camps in Baghdad and southern cities, killing four people and wounding dozens more, police and medical sources said. The new push to end the sit-in protests and restore order came hours after populist cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, who has […]

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