Iraq’s Security Forces Kill At Least Two Protesters In Baghdad

Crackdown on anti-government demonstration kills two, injures dozens as security forces fire tear gas in Iraq’s capital.

At least two protesters have been killed and dozens injured in central Baghdad when Iraq‘s security forces launched tear gas canisters to disperse demonstrators trying to breach the capital’s Sinak bridge, according to activists and officials.

Riot police on Friday hurled sound bombs and fired tear gas after protesters attempted to breach cement barriers previously erected by security forces, three activists and a security official told The Associated Press news agency.