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Iraq: 23 dead and more than a thousand injured in five days of protests

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — The death toll from the protests in Iraq has risen to 23 in the past five days.

The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Iraq, on Friday, killed 23 protesters and injured 1077 others were wounded.

“The wounded are protesters and Iraqi security forces, and most of them have been discharged from hospital after treatment,” UNHCR said in a press release.

She added that “201 demonstrators were released, including 170 in Baghdad, Karbala, Basra and Dhi Qar.”

She pointed out that this “outcome was for the period from the third to the seventh of November.”


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