January 26, 2020 / 10:06 AM / a month ago

Iraqi security forces clash with hundreds of protesters in central Baghdad

BAGHDAD, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Iraqi security forces firing teargas and live bullets clashed with hundreds of protesters in central Baghdad on Sunday, a Reuters witness and security sources said, following a push to clear out a sit-in camp in the heart of the capital.

At least 14 protesters were injured, the security and medical sources said.

Reporting by Aziz El Yaakoubi and John Davison; Writing by Nadine Awadalla and Ahmed Rasheed, Editing by William Maclean

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