Pro-Sadr protesters breach Baghdad Green Zone — security source

Supporters of the Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr celebrate after bringing down concrete barriers leading to the capital Baghdad's high-security Green Zone and the country's parliament, as they protest against a rival bloc's nomination for prime minister, on July 30, 2022. (Photo: AFP)

BAGHDAD  — Supporters of powerful Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr on Saturday breached Baghdad's fortified Green Zone, home to government buildings and foreign embassies, a security source told AFP.اضافة اعلان

After penetrating the perimeter -- three days after storming parliament -- the demonstrators were again "at the edge" of the legislative complex, the source said.

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