Iraqi protesters gather near the burnt Iranian Consulate in Basra, Iraq September 7, 2018. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani
Iraqi protesters gather near the burnt Iranian Consulate in Basra, Iraq September 7, 2018. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Protesters storm Iranian consulate in Iraq's Basra

Fri, Sep. 7, 2018
BASRA, Iraq - 7 Sept 2018: Protesters stormed the Iranian consulate in Iraq's southern oil hub Basra on Friday, local security sources said.

The consulate is in the upscale neighborhood of al-Barda'iya, southeast of the city centre.
Demonstrators have targeted local government buildings and political party offices since protests intensified on Monday.
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