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> Funerals were held across Baghdad, Saturday for demonstrators killed by security forces after they stormed the fortified green zone. At least four antigovernment protestors were killed and 90 injured.
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aqi security forces used live ammunition, rubber bullets, water canons, and tear gas, Friday. In an attempt to dislodge demonstrators in the Central District.
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Home to government buildings, Parliament, and many foreign embassies. Protesters include supporters of powerful Shi'ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, along with other groups upset with the government's failure to approve anti-corruption reforms and maintain security in the capital. The deadly turn of these latest protests liken to deepen distrust of the government.