Dhi Qar Governor Resigns After Tens Killed in Southern Iraq Protests
Basnews English 29/11/2019 – 15:18 Published in Iraq ERBIL — Governor of Iraq’s Dhi Qar province handed in his resignation after dozens of protesters were killed by the security forces in Nasiriyah.
According to officials, at least 33 people were shot dead on Thursday by the security forces in Nisiriyah. At least 233 others were wounded.
Adil al-Dikhili, governor of Dhi Qar, resigned following the bloody day.
Elsewhere in the Shia holy city of Najaf, 11 people were killed during clashes between protesters and security forces.
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