Protesters wave an Iraqi flag while demonstrating outside the burnt-down local government headquarters in the southern city of Basra on September 7, 2018. Photo: AFP

Basra airport targeted by rocket fire as violent protests grip Iraq

Attack follows torching of Iran’s consulate and brief abduction of oil workers by protesters angry at breakdown of local government services

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Protesters wave an Iraqi flag while demonstrating outside the burnt-down local government headquarters in the southern city of Basra on September 7, 2018. Photo: AFP
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