Dozens injured outside Baghdad’s Green Zone as clashes erupt over Iraq election results (VIDEOS)

At least 125 people have been injured in fierce clashes between the Iraqi law enforcement and protesters, as angry crowds attempted to storm Baghdad’s fortified Green Zone. Videos published on social media showed protesters alleging fraud in the recent parliamentary elections pelting the security forces with rocks.Officers wearing riot gear and armed with shields responded with tear gas, according to local media reports.#الاناشتباكات بين المعترضين على نتائج الانتخابات وقوات حفظ القانون مع استمرار المحاولات لاقتحام بوابة المنطقة الخضراء من جهة وزارة التخطيط pic.twitter.com/HqrlTI9OFN— alaa ameen (@alaa_am89) November 5, 2021A crowd of some 300 protesters reportedly attempted to break into the heavily fortified Green Zone, housing Iraqi government buildings and foreign embassies – including the US diplomatic compound – but apparently failed to do so.

Dozens injured outside Baghdad’s Green Zone as clashes erupt over Iraq election results (VIDEOS)

At least 125 people have been injured in fierce clashes between the Iraqi law enforcement and protesters, as angry crowds attempted to storm Baghdad’s fortified Green Zone.

Videos published on social media showed protesters alleging fraud in the recent parliamentary elections pelting the security forces with rocks.Officers wearing riot gear and armed with shields responded with tear gas, according to local media reports.

A crowd of some 300 protesters reportedly attempted to break into the heavily fortified Green Zone, housing Iraqi government buildings and foreign embassies – including the US diplomatic compound – but apparently failed to do so.

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