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Security forces fire in the air to disperse protesters on a bridge in Baghdad

Iraqi demonstrators take part in the ongoing anti-government protests in Baghdad, Iraq - REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Iraqi demonstrators take part in the ongoing anti-government protests in Baghdad, Iraq – REUTERS / Ahmed Jadallah – REUTERS

BAGDAD, Nov. 6 (Reuters / EP) –

Iraqi security forces have fired shots on Wednesday to try to disperse protesters concentrated on the Shuhada bridge in Baghdad, a Reuters witness said.

Security forces fire in the air to disperse protesters on a bridge in Baghdad
Security forces fire in the air to disperse protesters on a bridge in Baghdad

Protesters had been blocking the Iraqi capital bridge since Tuesday afternoon as part of their efforts to paralyze the country, with thousands of people participating in protests against the government in Baghdad and in the southern provinces.

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