Photo: Getty Images participants of the action protest on July 14 in Baghdad

Mass protests in Iraq caused by high unemployment, continuing seventh day. The country introduced the mode of increased readiness.

In the South of Iraq has intensified due to high unemployment protests. As a result of clashes between protesters and Iraqi security forces in Basra killed at least two people.

About it reports on Sunday, July 15, the Kurdish-Iraqi TV channel Rudaw. Another three people, according to local TV channel, were killed in the province of al-Muthanna.

Protests in the country, provoked by unemployment and shortages of electricity and water, continues for the seventh day. The national airline of Jordan is Royal Jordanian reported on the suspension of flights between Amman and the Iraqi city of Najaf where demonstrators had earlier stormed the airport.

Before the Ministry of internal Affairs of Iraq announced the introduction of a regime of high alert . In addition, Najaf was a curfew.

Earlier in Baghdad because of the riots had blocked access to the Internet.

Source: Russian service of DW


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