Gunmen injure three protesters in S. Baghdad – police

BAGHDAD, Three people were injured in a shooting by unidentified gunmen during a protest in Karbala City, south of Baghdad, on Saturday, according to police.

Iraqi police said in a statement that unidentified gunmen had injured three protesters in a shooting that targeted demonstrators at Al-Tarbiya Square, the stronghold of protesters in Karbala.

Police have already opened an investigation into the circumstances of the incident, according to the statement.

Videos of violent clashes at Tahrir Square in central Baghdad were aired on social media earlier in the day.

Source: Kuwait News Agency