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In Pictures: Mass protests shake Iraq

An Iraqi protester gestures the v-sign during a demonstration against state corruption, failing public services and unemployment at Tayaran square in Baghdad on October 2, 2019. - Iraq's president and the United Nations urged security forces to show restraint after two protesters were killed in clashes with police that other top officials blamed on "infiltrators." (Photo by AHMAD AL-RUBAYE / AFP)

Anti-government protests enter third day as government-imposed curfews fail to prevent unrest from spreading.

An Iraqi protester gestures the v-sign during a demonstration against state corruption, failing public services and unemployment at Tayaran square in Baghdad on October 2, 2019. – Iraq’s president and the United Nations urged security forces to show restraint after two protesters were killed in clashes with police that other top officials blamed on “infiltrators.”

An Iraqi protester gestures the v-sign during a demonstration against state corruption, failing public services and unemployment at Tayaran Square in Baghdad.

 

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