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    Death toll rises in Iraq clashes

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    The number of victims of clashes organized by supporters of the Shiite leader Muqtada al-Sadr in Baghdad has risen to 15, more than 300 people were injured. This was reported by the TV channel Al Arabiya .

    -Sadr and the formations of the Shiite people’s militia “al-Hashd ash-Shaabi”​​​. The parties use mortars and heavy machine guns.

    Iraqi army units have been brought into the capital as reinforcements for the security forces. According to media reports, two Iraqi army soldiers were killed in clashes in the Green Zone of Baghdad.

    Earlier, Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kazemi issued a decree prohibiting security forces from opening fire on protesters al-Sadr’s supporters. He also decided to open an investigation into the incident in the specially protected green zone in the center of Baghdad, where the demonstrators broke through. , a representative of the Coordination Platform party, which represents the Shiites in parliament. Supporters of Muqtada al-Sadr believe that he should be the only Shiite candidate for the post, so they continue to protest to this day.

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