Friday, February 18, 2011

At least one dead and 25 injured in protests in Iraqi Kurdistan

Baghdad. .- At least one person died and more than 25 injured today when police dispersed a rally for political reform in the northern city of Al Sulaimaniya, in Iraqi Kurdistan, according to security sources. The sources told Efe that dozens of people gathered after noon in the plaza at Serray requiring the adoption of political reforms and an effective fight against corruption.

The casualties occurred when police opened fire in an attempt to prevent the protesters stormed the headquarters of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), led by the president of the autonomous region, Massoud Barazani.

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