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Event Type Iranian Conflict - General News  Date Time 2019-10-18 14:57:00 
Country IQ  City Baghdad 
Latitude 33.315  Longitude 44.366 
URL https://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-protests-iran-snipers-exclusive/exclusive-iran-backed-militias-deployed-snipers-in-iraq-protests-sources-idUSKBN1WW0B1     
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[Reuters] IRAQ - Exclusive: Iran-backed militias deployed snipers in Iraq protests - sources

"“We have confirmed evidence that the snipers were elements of militias reporting directly to their commander instead of the chief commander of the armed forces,” said one of the Iraqi security sources. “They belong to a group that is very close to the Iranians.”"

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