Sunday, December 30, 2012

Sunni protesters attack Iraq official's convoy, guards wound two

Bodyguards for Iraq's deputy prime minister wounded two people when they fired warning shots at Sunni protesters who pelted his convoy with bottles and stones on Sunday, witnesses said.

The incident took place the city of Ramadi in western Anbar province, to where Deputy Prime Minister Saleh al-Mutlaq had travelled to address people in an attempt to defuse sectarian tensions.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/12/30/us-iraq-protests-idUSBRE8BT04820121230