Iraq security forces raid Baghdad’s main protest camp, shoot at demonstrators

//Iraq security forces raid Baghdad’s main protest camp, shoot at demonstrators

Iraq security forces raid Baghdad’s main protest camp, shoot at demonstrators

Iraqi security forces cleared anti-government protesters from streets and squares in Baghdad and the south on Saturday, stoking fears among demonstrators that their long-running reform campaign may be suppressed.It came a day after populist cleric Moqtada Sadr announced he would no longer back the youth-dominated movement, after he held his own mass rally that saw thousands pack the capital’s streets to demand US troops leave Iraq.By Friday morning, security forces were using tear gas and live…

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