|21 November, 2019

Two killed and 38 wounded in Baghdad protests - security sources

The cause of death in both cases was tear gas canisters aimed directly at the head

BAGHDAD - Two people were killed and 38 wounded early on Thursday after Iraqi security forces fired tear gas canisters at protesters near two key bridges in Baghdad, security and medical sources said.

The cause of death in both cases was tear gas canisters aimed directly at the head, the sources said.

(Reporting by Baghdad newsroom; Writing by Ahmed Rasheed Editing by Gareth Jones) ((ahmed.rasheed@thomsonreuters.com; +964-7901-947-131; Reuters Messaging: ahmed.rasheed.thomsonreuters.com@thomsonreuters.net))

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