Iraq: 60 protesters were injured in proximity to the Green Zone

Today, Saturday, the Iraqi Ministry of Health announced that it had received 60 different injuries from the demonstrators, who were distributed in three hospitals, stressing that its institutions and staff will continue to mobilize to help and treat the wounded.

Protesters were injured while attempting to storm the Green Zone in central Baghdad after Iraqi security forces fired tear gas and used water cannons, rubber bullets and tear gas to stop them.

These skirmishes resulted in injuries and cases of suffocation were recorded among the protesters, according to i media locals.

And i media locals have cited in earlier medical sources claiming that “tear gas bombs injured 22 people, demonstrators and security forces”. He also indicated that “the injuries were some cases of suffocation and others were directly hit by tear gas.”