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One Iraqi protester killed in protest at Badr militia branch

One Iraqi protester killed in protest at Badr militia branch

Reuters | Updated: 20-07-2018 22:46 IST | Created: 20-07-2018 22:46 IST

BAGHDAD, July 20 (Reuters) - A security guard at a branch of one Iraq's most powerful paramilitary groups shot dead a protester on Friday while trying to push back a crowd hurling bricks and stones, police and medical sources said.

Two people were also wounded when angry demonstrators gathered outside the local headquarters of the Iranian-backed Badr Organisation.

(Reporting by Aref Mohammed; Writing by Michael Georgy; editing by John Stonestreet)

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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