Police open fire on protesters in central Baghdad

By REUTERS
October 4, 2019 15:06
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Iraqi police opened fire on protesters in central Baghdad on Friday as hundreds gathered to demonstrate against the government, shooting and critically wounding at least one person, a Reuters witness said.

Police snipers had taken positions on rooftops and fired single shots at protesters as they gathered, hitting one of them in the neck. 


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