Iraqi Protesters Attack Iran’s Consulate In Karbala

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Al Jazeera: Iraqi protesters attack Iran consulate in Karbala

Protesters scale barriers ringing the consulate, bringing down an Iranian flag and replacing it with Iraqi flag.

Dozens of protesters in Iraq attacked the Iranian consulate in the Shia holy city of Karbala on Sunday night, scaling the concrete barriers ringing the building, bringing down an Iranian flag and replacing it with the Iraqi flag, eyewitnesses said.

Security forces fired in the air to disperse the protesters who threw stones and burned tires around the building on a street corner in Karbala south of Baghdad.


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