Iraq crisis: Green Zone protests end in violence and curfew

May 20, 2016 6:07 PM

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Iraq crisis: Green Zone protests end in violence and curfew

The Iraqi army has declared a curfew in Baghdad after security forces opened fire to stop protesters storming the Green Zone, reportedly injuring dozens.

They fired tear gas and live bullets to drive back the mainly Shia Muslim crowds, as they protested against corruption and security failures.

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