Protesters storm Kurdistan parliament after Barzani announces resignation

By REUTERS
October 29, 2017 18:50
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BAGHDAD - Demonstrators, some carrying clubs, stormed the Iraqi Kurdistan parliament building in Erbil on Sunday, angry at the decision of Masoud Barzani to step down from the presidency of the region, witnesses said.

Gunshots were heard as protesters who claimed they were "Peshmerga" Kurdish fighters forced their way inside the building, they said.


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