A large demonstration of members of the unions of Dhi Qar province in Iraq begins

8 May 2021
Chaos near Ahrar bridge is reported tonight as many protesters are believed to be wounded by the tear gas canisters the security forces are using in Baghdad. The video shows multiple protesters are having troubles with breathing due to tear gas usage.
Burning host of the tribes of Dhi Qar
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A large demonstration of members of the unions of Dhi Qar province in Iraq begins
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