Two Iraq protesters killed at anti-regime rally: medics, police

Publish: 5:57 PM, January 25, 2020 | Update: 5:57:PM, January 25, 2020

BAGHDAD,  – Two Iraqi protesters were killed and several dozen wounded on Friday while attending an anti-government rally in the capital Baghdad, medical and police source told AFP.

One was shot by a live round in his neck and the second was hit with a military-grade tear gas canister, the sources said.

The violence came hours after thousands held an anti-US rally in the capital, which passed without incident.