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World Rocket falls in Baghdad's Green Zone, killing one

22:30  30 october  2019
22:30  30 october  2019 Source:   reuters.com

Iraq protests: At least two dead as security forces use tear gas

  Iraq protests: At least two dead as security forces use tear gas At least two people have died as protests intensified in Iraq, with security forces using tear gas to repel demonstrators from approaching government buildings Friday, a member of the Independent High Commission for Human Rights of Iraq has told CNN. The official added that at least 95 other people were suffering from the effects of exposure to tear gas.Hundreds of protesters gathered early Friday in Tahrir Square in central Baghdad for anti-government protests.

BAGHDAD, Oct 30 (Reuters) - A rocket fell inside Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone and killed one member of Iraq's security forces on Wednesday, the military said in a brief statement. It did not elaborate.

Security forces fire tear gas and close the bridge leading to the Green Zone during a demonstration in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. Anti-government protests in Iraq gained momentum Wednesday with tens of thousands of people gathered in a central square in Baghdad and across much of the country's Shiite-majority central southern provinces. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban) © AP Security forces fire tear gas and close the bridge leading to the Green Zone during a demonstration in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. Anti-government protests in Iraq gained momentum Wednesday with tens of thousands of people gathered in a central square in Baghdad and across much of the country's Shiite-majority central southern provinces. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

A rocket had been seen flying towards the Green Zone, which houses government buildings and foreign embassies, and a blast was heard coming from its direction, Reuters witnesses said. (Reporting by Ahmed Rasheed; Writing by Ahmed Aboulenein; Editing by Sandra Maler)

Rockets hit Iraq base with US troops; no word on casualties .
A barrage of Katyusha rockets targeted an Iraqi air base that houses American troops south of the city of Mosul on Friday, two security officials said. There was no immediate word of casualties from the attack. The rocket fire appears to have originated in Mosul and struck the Iraqi army base in Qayyara, about 60 kilometers (38 miles) south of Mosul, where a U.S.-led coalition is helping Iraqi forces battle remnants of the Islamic State group. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.

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