In the capital of Iraq has blocked the Internet

The decision was adopted by the Council of national security of the country because of the riots in the city

В столице Ирака заблокировали интернет

Because of the riots in the capital of Iraq, Baghdad has blocked access to the Internet, according to “Anadolu”.

It is added that the decision was taken at an emergency meeting of national security Council of Iraq under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi.

Riots in Iraq began, first in southern regions of the country, and then moved on to Baghdad.

In particular, the anti-government protests were held in the district of Al-Shula in Western Baghdad, which is mostly inhabited by Shiite Muslims. The protesters demanded the resignation of the government.

After arrived at the scene, members of the security forces, some protesters began to burn tires.

In Baghdad were strengthened security measures.

The police blocked the entrance to “green zone” of the capital, where the government buildings.

In the southern regions of Iraq, protests continue in connection with the power outages and the provision of public services.

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