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Police disperse protesters at entrance to Iraq's Nahr Bin Omar oilfield

September 2, 2018 3:24 PM
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BASRA, Iraq (Reuters) - Police used tear gas to disperse around 150 protesters at the main entrance to Iraq’s giant Nahr Bin Omar oilfield on Sunday, police sources said, amid growing unrest in southern cities over poor public services and corruption.

Officials at the field in the southern oil hub of Basra said operations were running normally.

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