ERBIL - Clashes were reported between the Iraqi security forces and anti-government protesters in the capital Baghdad on Wednesday evening.
This came after dozens of people gathered at the Palestine Street area, near Al-Mawal Square, east of Baghdad, where the they began protesting against poor public services, Shafaq News cited its correspondent in the area.
A joint security force attempted to disperse the demonstrators, the report said, adding that at least three people were wounded.
The new demonstration comes only months ahead of the parliamentary elections scheduled for October 10.
The anti-government protests first began in October 2019, which continued until around February 2020 when the coronavirus situation started to deteriorate in the country.