Fallujah festivities leave five dead
Clashes broke out between police and protesters after Friday prayers in the Iraqi city of Fallujah, where Sunnis live compactly, "Al Jazeera" TV channel reported. According to the TV channel, as a result of the clashes at least five people died and about forty were injured.
Today protest actions are underway in protest against the policy of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in different cities. Protesters demand the release of political prisoners and granting of rights and freedom to Sunni population of the country. It is reported that the demonstrations are held in major provinces of the country, particularly in Anbar and Samara.
Earlier, a series of terrorist attacks took place that killed at least 17, injured 168 people.
Posted by: Steve White 2013-01-26