According to The direct follow-up by His Excellency the Prime Minister and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, and based on immediate investigations, the security forces carried out at dawn today a raid on a building in Basra Governorate from which live bullets were fired at the demonstrators, resulting in the death of one of them at the scene of the accident, and the injury of others.
The security forces arrested all those inside the building and confiscated the weapons and ammunition they were in possession of.
The defendants were referred to the judiciary for their fair punishment
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May -11– 2020