Violence in Baghdad: After the resignation of Shia cleric Al-Sadar, Iraq’s capital Baghdad erupted on Monday. Protests started being held here and on seeing it, heavy violence erupted. At least 15 people have been killed and 300 have been injured in violence between al-Sadr supporters and security forces. Throughout the night, rockets have been fired in the area in the Green Zone of Baghdad.
It is being told that after al-Sadr announced his retirement from politics in Iraq, his supporters took to the streets and started protests. Meanwhile, pro-Iran organizations also attacked, after which the protesters turned violent. In view of the tense atmosphere, curfew has to be imposed in the whole of Iraq and the army has been deployed in every corner of the city.
Rockets were also fired at Baghdad’s presidential residence and government buildings
Iraqi Katyusha rockets fired near the US Embassy in Baghdad. The sounds of explosions are coming in Baghdad. There is also news of a rocket falling near the US Embassy. You can guess how much the situation has deteriorated in such a way that rockets have also been fired at Baghdad’s presidential residence and government buildings. There are reports of rocket attacks in the Central Zone area of Baghdad. Not only this, the protesters also entered the Rashtrapati Bhavan in Baghdad.
Terrorists of both the factions also came face to face
During this, terrorists of both the groups also came face to face and the commander of Iraqi Shia militant organization Abu Azrael, also known as Rambo of Iraq, was seen firing a terrorist of Iran-backed terrorist organization ‘Saraya as-Salaam’ at his house. At the same time, the al-Sadr-backed militant group Saraya es-Salaam also set fire to the Baghdad and Basra headquarters of the Iran-backed Shia extremist group al-Haq. After which high flames of fire were seen rising from there.
The whole city came under the grip of violence
Throughout the night, soldiers deployed on armored vehicles were seen patrolling the streets, even the supporters of Muktada al-Sadr did not back down. The situation became such that the entire city came under the grip of violence. Earlier, the protesters had taken over the entire city and arson was started in many places. They started demanding the dissolution of the Parliament there by blocking the roads. At the same time, some supporters of Al Sadr were also seen having fun in the swimming pool built inside the president.
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