Iraqi protester killed at Badr paramilitary branch

Riot police attempts to disperse crowds during the protest in Baghdad, Iraq July 20, 2018. REUTERS/Khalid Al-Mousily

BASRA, Iraq (Reuters) – A security guard outside a branch of one Iraq’s most powerful paramilitary groups shot and killed a protester on Friday while trying to push back a crowd, police sources said, ratcheting up tensions over a lack of basic services sweeping southern cities. “We received the body of a protester with a bullet […]

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