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Iraqi Army Ordered Out of Sadr City, Where Dozens Died at Protests

Iraqi Military Ordered Out of Sadr Metropolis, The place Dozens Died at Protests

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  2. This is the best tl;dr I could make, [original](https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/07/world/middleeast/iraq-protests-sadr-city.html) reduced by 67%. (I’m a bot)
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    > Oct. 7, 2019, 9:00 a.m. ET.BAGHDAD – The Iraqi prime minister ordered the army on Monday to withdraw from Sadr City, the military said, putting the police back in charge of security in a Baghdad neighborhood where dozens of people were killed or wounded at protests over the weekend.

    > Iraqi security officials said on Monday that at least 14 protesters were killed and 62 wounded the previous day, many of them in Sadr City.Baghdad streets were relatively quiet on Monday, with no protesters seen outside.

    > Iraq's most senior Shiite spiritual leader, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, has urged the protesters and the security forces to end the violence, while the prime minister has called on the protesters to go home.

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