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Iraqi protesters torch government building

A worker holds the remaining files from the fire of the municipality building of Basra, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani

A worker holds the remaining files from the fire of the municipality building of Basra, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani

A worker holds the remaining files from the fire of the municipality building of Basra, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani
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Smoke rises from the Guest House building in Basra, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani

Smoke rises from the Guest House building in Basra, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani

Smoke rises from the Guest House building in Basra, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani
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People shout slogans during a protest near the building of the government office in Basra, Iraq September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani

People shout slogans during a protest near the building of the government office in Basra, Iraq September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani

People shout slogans during a protest near the building of the government office in Basra, Iraq September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani
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Iraqi security forces stand guard near the building of the government office in Basra, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Iraqi security forces stand guard near the building of the government office in Basra, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Iraqi security forces stand guard near the building of the government office in Basra, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani
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People gather during a protest near the Guest House building in Basra, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani

People gather during a protest near the Guest House building in Basra, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani

People gather during a protest near the Guest House building in Basra, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani
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Iraqi protesters stand on concrete blast wall during a protest near the building of the government office in Basra, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani

Iraqi protesters stand on concrete blast wall during a protest near the building of the government office in Basra, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani

Iraqi protesters stand on concrete blast wall during a protest near the building of the government office in Basra, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani
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Smoke rises from the governorate and municipalities buildings of Basra, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Smoke rises from the governorate and municipalities buildings of Basra, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Smoke rises from the governorate and municipalities buildings of Basra, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani
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Iraqi protesters stand on concrete blast walls during a protest near the building of the government office in Basra, September 5, 2018. Protesters set fire to the main government building in the southern Iraqi city of Basra amid growing unrest over poor basic services.

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Iraqi protesters stand on concrete blast walls during a protest near the building of the government office in Basra, September 5, 2018. Protesters set fire to the main government building in the southern Iraqi city of Basra amid growing unrest over...more

Iraqi protesters stand on concrete blast walls during a protest near the building of the government office in Basra, September 5, 2018. Protesters set fire to the main government building in the southern Iraqi city of Basra amid growing unrest over poor basic services. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani
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Iraqi people walk near government buildings in Basra, September 5, 2018. Frustrations were once again focused on the provincial governorate building, where thousands of people gathered, throwing stones and trying to break down concrete barriers.

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Iraqi people walk near government buildings in Basra, September 5, 2018. Frustrations were once again focused on the provincial governorate building, where thousands of people gathered, throwing stones and trying to break down concrete...more

Iraqi people walk near government buildings in Basra, September 5, 2018. Frustrations were once again focused on the provincial governorate building, where thousands of people gathered, throwing stones and trying to break down concrete barriers. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani
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Iraqi protesters gather during a protest near the building of the government office in Basra, September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani

Iraqi protesters gather during a protest near the building of the government office in Basra, September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani

Iraqi protesters gather during a protest near the building of the government office in Basra, September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani
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Protesters push down concrete blast walls of the government office building in Basra, September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani

Protesters push down concrete blast walls of the government office building in Basra, September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani

Protesters push down concrete blast walls of the government office building in Basra, September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani
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Protesters push down concrete blast walls of the government office building in Basra, September 5, 2018. 

REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani

Protesters push down concrete blast walls of the government office building in Basra, September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani

Protesters push down concrete blast walls of the government office building in Basra, September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani
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Iraqi protesters run from teargas during a protest near the building of the government office in Basra, September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani

Iraqi protesters run from teargas during a protest near the building of the government office in Basra, September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani

Iraqi protesters run from teargas during a protest near the building of the government office in Basra, September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani
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Iraqi protesters run during a protest near the building of the government office in Basra, September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani

Iraqi protesters run during a protest near the building of the government office in Basra, September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani

Iraqi protesters run during a protest near the building of the government office in Basra, September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani
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Protesters stand in front of Iraqi security forces during a protest in Basra, September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Protesters stand in front of Iraqi security forces during a protest in Basra, September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Protesters stand in front of Iraqi security forces during a protest in Basra, September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani
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Iraqi protesters run during a protest near the building of the government office in Basra, September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani

Iraqi protesters run during a protest near the building of the government office in Basra, September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani

Iraqi protesters run during a protest near the building of the government office in Basra, September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani
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Protesters push down concrete blast walls for the building of the government office in Basra, September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Protesters push down concrete blast walls for the building of the government office in Basra, September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Protesters push down concrete blast walls for the building of the government office in Basra, September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani
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Iraqi protesters run during a protest near the building of the government office in Basra, September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani

Iraqi protesters run during a protest near the building of the government office in Basra, September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani

Iraqi protesters run during a protest near the building of the government office in Basra, September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani
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