France calls on Baghdad to reveal the perpetrators identity of Al-Sinak events


Shafaq News / France condemned on Saturday, the attack on demonstrators in the capital, Baghdad, on Friday.

"The French embassy in Iraq condemns the deadly attack against demonstrators near Tahrir Square last night," the French embassy in Iraq said in a statement.

The Embassy added, "The identity of the guilty parties must be revealed clearly and they must be brought to justice because of these heinous acts."

It is noteworthy that 10 demonstrators were killed and dozens were wounded, yesterday night by unidentified gunmen in the areas of Al-Khilani Square and Al-Sinak Bridge near Al-Tahrir Square in the center of Baghdad.

After that, the Ministry of Interior announced an investigation into the shooting. The Interior Ministry spokesman said in a statement, "The security forces opened an investigation into the shooting incident that took place in the vicinity of the Al-Sinak area in Baghdad."

He pointed out that "the security forces started to cordon off the place in search of the elements that carried out this act, and intensified its presence in the areas near the scene of the accident."

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