Iraqi Security Forces Kill 18, Wound Hundreds During Protest

by John Wesley Reid · Oct 29th, 2019 3:49 pm

Last Updated Nov 14th, 2019 at 12:15 pm

Masked Iraqi security forces opened fire on a massive protest, killing 18 and wounding hundreds. The attack happened Monday night in the Shiite holy city of Karbala where protestors have been demanding government reform.

Iraqi protestors have faced violent reactions from security forces resulting in more than 200 deaths this month.