Iraq: 13 protesters killed, 75 injured

Iraq: 13 protesters killed, 75 injured

Agency News

Baghdad, Nov 28 : Day after protestors stormed and set the Iranian consulate ablaze, 13 were killed and 75 others injured on Thursday, in a fresh spell of clashes with the security forces in Nasiriyah.

"Thirteen demonstrators were killed by live bullets and 75 others were injured today during the clashes with the security forces, which used the force to disperse protesters in the center of the city," Sputnik quoted a source in the the country's High Commission for Human Rights, as saying.

The source warned that the security situation in Nasiriyah might deteriorate as a result of the excessive use of force against protesters. UNI