Shafaq News / The Turkish Ambassador in Iraq, Fatih Yildiz expressed on Saturday, his solidarity with the families of the victims, who were killed in the protests that took place in the capital, Baghdad, on Friday.
Yildiz said in a tweet "What happened yesterday in Baghdad saddened me a lot, not only as a representative of a friendly country, but as a human being and as a Baghdadi.
"This should end immediately ... My heart is with the families of the victims," Yildiz added.
It is noteworthy that 10 of the demonstrators were killed and dozens were wounded, yesterday night by unidentified gunmen in the areas of Al-Khilani Square and Al-Sinak Bridge near Al-Tahrir Square in the center of Baghdad.
After that, the Ministry of Interior announced an investigation into the shooting. The Interior Ministry spokesman said in a statement, "The security forces opened an investigation into the shooting incident that took place in the vicinity of the Al-Sinak area in Baghdad."
He pointed out that "the security forces started to cordon off the place in search of the elements that carried out this work, and intensified its presence in the areas near the scene of the accident."