Iraq Civil War: Violence erupts in Baghdad after Shia cleric al-Sadr’s resignation, 15 killed

After the resignation of Shia cleric, Al-Sadar, Iraq’s capital Baghdad erupted on Monday. Soon after there were protests everywhere. The protests went violent leading to the death of at least 15 people. Apart from this, 300 others have been injured brutally. Throughout the night, rockets were fired in the Green Zone area of Baghdad.

Curfew has to be imposed in the whole of Iraq and the army has been deployed in every corner of the city.