July 14, 2018 / 10:27 AM / a year ago

REFILE-Protesters storm provincial government building in Iraqi city of Kerbala -local sources

(Refiles to make spelling of Kerbala in headline, text and slug conform to Reuters style)

BAGHDAD, July 14 (Reuters) - Protesters stormed the provincial government building in the Iraqi city of Kerbala on Saturday, a Reuters witness said.

Protests over poor government services and corruption, which had spread to the Shi’ite holy city on Saturday, entered their sixth consecutive day in several cities in Iraq’s southern provinces. (Reporting by Raya Jalabi Editing by Gareth Jones)

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