October 25, 2019 / 10:51 AM / 18 days ago

One person dead in Baghdad anti-government protests

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A protester died in Baghdad on Friday, after being struck in the face by a tear gas cannister, police and medical sources said.

Iraqi security forces used tear gas and stun grenades to repel crowds who began marching towards Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone.

Reporting by Reuters Baghdad bureau; writing by Raya Jalabi; Editing by Jon Boyle

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