2019-11-07 10:30:36

Shafaq News/ Baghdad Operations Commander Lt. Gen. Qais al-Mohammadawi said on Thursday that the capital Baghdad did not witness any streets closure that impedes the movement of citizens.

" Al-Shuhada Bridge and Tahrir Square witnessed a high flow of traffic after it was reopened yesterday evening," Mohammadawi said.

He added that "there is a high coordination between the security sectors , demonstrators, and the service effort provided by the secretariat of Baghdad to clean Tahrir Square and its surroundings."

The protests, which began on 1st of last October have witnessed bloody violence that killed about 280 people, according to AFP census, at a time when the authorities refrain from publishing an official toll .