Tear gas is fired during clashes between anti-government protesters and Iraqi security forces near Tahrir Square in Baghdad on Thursday. Photo: dpa
Tear gas is fired during clashes between anti-government protesters and Iraqi security forces near Tahrir Square in Baghdad on Thursday. Photo: dpa
Iraq

Iraq using ‘skull-piercing’ tear gas grenades to kill rather than disperse protesters, Amnesty International says

  • At least five demonstrators killed in unprecedented use of weapon, according to rights watchdog
  • Iraqi prime minister says he is willing to resign as protests continue to rock country

Topic |   Iraq
Tear gas is fired during clashes between anti-government protesters and Iraqi security forces near Tahrir Square in Baghdad on Thursday. Photo: dpa
Tear gas is fired during clashes between anti-government protesters and Iraqi security forces near Tahrir Square in Baghdad on Thursday. Photo: dpa
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