Protesters torch political party offices in Basra’s fourth night of violence

Iraqi soldiers are seen at Umm Qasr Port after it was closed by protesters in south of Basra, Iraq September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

BASRA, Iraq (Reuters) – Hundreds of people took to the streets of Iraq’s southern oil city Basra on Thursday for a fourth day of violent protests, where residents, angry over the neglect of their city’s collapsing infrastructure, set fire to political offices. Ten demonstrators have been killed in clashes with security forces and dozens injured […]

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