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US Embassy Anti-Air Defenses Activated Over Baghdad As Death Toll Rises In Night Of Chaos

• by Tyler Durden

Some reports suggest the streets have finally grown calmer in the early morning hours (local time), but this is after an evening and overnight death toll of at least 15, including unconfirmed reports of police casualties. AFP citing local medical sources also says some 350 protesters were injured. 

Currently the Kuwaiti embassy in Iraq is urging all of its citizens to leave the country, and its likely that more regional and gulf states will follow, especially if violence spreads to other provinces. 

Below: a brief collection of videos from some of the night's chaotic scenes of clashes between pro-Sadr protesters, rival militant factions, and security forces...