September 4, 2018 / 5:15 PM / 3 months ago

Two protesters dead, 11 injured in clashes with security forces in Iraq's Basra

BASRA, Iraq (Reuters) - Two protesters died and 11 more were injured on Tuesday during clashes with security forces in Iraq’s southern oil hub Basra, local health and security sources said.

Protesters stormed a government building where they had been demonstrating and set it alight.

Reporting by Aref Mohammed; writing by Raya Jalabi; Editing by Alison Williams

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