Iraqi security forces fired tear gas and live ammunition on hundreds of protesters in the southern city of Basra on Tuesday, killing six people and wounding 19.
Basra protests Iraq. (AP)
Mourners carry the Iraqi flag-draped coffin of Mekki Yasser, Basra, Iraq. (AP)
#BREAKING— Heshmat Alavi (@HeshmatAlavi) September 4, 2018
Sep 4 - Basra, southern #Iraq
Shiite protesters demonstrating against corrupt #Iran-linked government officials have taken over downtown areas and government buildings.
They are demanding the border with Iran be closed. pic.twitter.com/r8rT0NgpC0