October 25, 2019 / 12:10 PM / 7 months ago

Iraqi protesters set fire to political party offices in Muthanna province

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Protesters set fire to offices belonging to a Shi’ite political party and a Shi’ite militia group in Iraq’s southern Muthanna province on Friday, police sources said.

The offices of the Hikma movement and Asaib Ahl al-Haq were set ablaze by protesters in central Samawa city. Security forces attempted to dispel the demonstrators with tear gas.

Reporting by Reuters Baghdad bureau; Writing Raya Jalabi; Editing by David Clarke

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