Iranian Consulate reportedly set on fire by protestors in Iraq

Basra [Iraq], Sep 07 : The Iranian Consulate in Iraq has been set on fire by agitated protestors on Friday after they protested against unemployment and the poor state of communal services escalated.
The violent protest resulted in the death of several protestors, as told by Iraq’s Human Rights Commission, reports Sputniknews.
Sputnik quoted Kurdistan 24, which reported that the United States consulate was, also attacked by the protestors.
According to reports, protestors had attacked several government buildings, along with the offices a state-funded TV channel on September 6.
Protestors also set ablaze headquarters of local authorities and political parties. Umm Qasr, Iran’s biggest port has also been blocked, as reported by Sputnik news
(ANI)

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