2019-10-25 19:31:06

Shafaq News/ Iraqi security authorities have imposed a curfew in four provinces on Friday after the tense situation there and the eruption of  armed clashes and the fall of some killed and wounded .

The security authorities have imposed a curfew in Dhi Qar, Basra, Wasit and Muthanna provinces from this evening until further notice.

According to the Iraqi High Commission for Human Rights (IHCHR), at least 25 demonstrators were killed and about 2000 others injured in demonstrations in some areas in Iraq.

The demonstrations began in Baghdad and a number of predominantly Shiite provinces in the center and south of the country to protest against the deterioration of service and economic conditions, the increasing number of unemployed among the youth, and the spread of financial and administrative corruption in state institutions and departments.