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17.10.2020 17:27 News >> Angry Iraqis Ransack Kurdish Party HQ In Baghdad

Angry Iraqis Ransack Kurdish Party HQ In Baghdad

Anger has been building on after KDP official blamed Hashd al Shaabi for recent rocket attacks on Erbil airport.

By Ibrahim Saleh

Supporters of the Hashd al-Shaabi militia ransacked the headquarters of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) in the Iraqi capital Baghdad and set it on fire, according to a security official and witnesses.

Angry protesters stormed the KDP premises in Karada district in central Baghdad and set it on fire, witnesses said.

Police Captain Hatem al-Jaberi said security forces failed to prevent angry protesters from storming the building.

There was no information about casualties. The KDP has yet to comment on the incident.

Anger has been building on among supporters of the Hashd al-Shaabi militia over statements by KDP official Hoshyar Zebari, who blamed the Shia militia for recent rocket attacks on the Erbil Airport.

Zebari's statements have invited a storm of condemnations from Iran-backed Shia parties in Iraq.

The KDP is one of the ruling parties in northern Iraq's Kurdish region.

*Ahmed Asmar contributed to this report from Ankara -



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