Iraq, Demonstration / Riot, Level 3: Use of firearms against demonstrators – Nasiriyah, Iraq

2021-02-25: On Thursday (25 February), at least one demonstrator was killed when security forces used firearms during a demonstration in the city of Nasiriyah. At least 26 other demonstrators and ten security forces were injured in the clashes. Clashes had already occurred in the city three days ago.
Heightened security measures are to be expected, local traffic disruptions are possible. Violent incidents cannot be ruled out. Travellers should avoid demonstrations and follow instructions by authorities.