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Thousands Protest In Basra On ‘Day Of Rage’


About 3,000 Iraqis protested in the southern Iraqi city of Basra against corruption and a lack of basic services. The protesters pulled down barriers around the Basra governorate building, then clashed with riot police and soldiers. The protest was part of the nationwide "Day of Rage" inspired by uprisings around the Arab world. Video by Reuters


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