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25 killed, 120 injured in Baghdad gun attack

 International Desk

 Published: 03:29 PM, 8 December 2019  

Photo: Collected

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At least 25 people reportedly killed and the other 120 were injured on Friday in an armed attack by unidentified assailants in al-Hallani Square in Baghdad, said a local medical source said on Saturday, news Turkey media Anadolu Agency.

Iraqi authorities have not yet made an official statement on the attack.

Iraq has been rocked by mass protests since early October, leaving 460 Iraqis killed and 17,000 injured, according to Iraq's High Commission for Human Rights.

On Dec. 1, the Iraqi parliament accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi amid protests against corruption and poor living conditions in the country.