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Iraq: Baghdad on fire amid anti-govt protests01:35

Iraq: Baghdad on fire amid anti-govt protests

Iraq, Baghdad
November 25, 2019 at 23:34 GMT +00:00 · Published

Baghdad streets were set on fire, with anti-government protests continuing in the Iraqi capital as footage from Monday shows.

Protesters were seen standing on what is believed to be concrete barricades, with laser pointers used to reportedly distract the police.

More than 300 people have been killed since protests began in early October, with people taking to the streets to protest against corruption, unemployment and lack of basic services.

Iraq: Baghdad on fire amid anti-govt protests01:35
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Baghdad streets were set on fire, with anti-government protests continuing in the Iraqi capital as footage from Monday shows.

Protesters were seen standing on what is believed to be concrete barricades, with laser pointers used to reportedly distract the police.

More than 300 people have been killed since protests began in early October, with people taking to the streets to protest against corruption, unemployment and lack of basic services.

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