Iraqi demonstrators gather as flames start consuming Iran's consulate in the southern Iraqi city of Najaf on Wednesday. Photo: AFP Iraqi demonstrators gather as flames start consuming Iran's consulate in the southern Iraqi city of Najaf on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
Iraqi demonstrators gather as flames start consuming Iran's consulate in the southern Iraqi city of Najaf on Wednesday. Photo: AFP

Curfew in Iraq holy city after protesters burn down Iranian consulate

  • Iranian staff were not harmed and escaped the building from the back door
  • It was the strongest expression yet of the anti-Iranian sentiment of Iraqi demonstrators

Topic |   Iraq
Iraqi demonstrators gather as flames start consuming Iran's consulate in the southern Iraqi city of Najaf on Wednesday. Photo: AFP Iraqi demonstrators gather as flames start consuming Iran's consulate in the southern Iraqi city of Najaf on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
Iraqi demonstrators gather as flames start consuming Iran's consulate in the southern Iraqi city of Najaf on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
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