Three killed in violent unrest in Iraq's Kurdistan region

October 10, 2015 7:24 PM

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ERBIL, Iraq Three people were killed in a third day of violent unrest in Iraq's Kurdistan region on Saturday, as protesters attacked or torched several offices of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) in Sulaimaniyah province.

The protests, the most serious the region has seen for years, began on Oct. 1 as a show of public anger over an economic crisis that many blame on the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), in which the KDP and other parties are partners.

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