Protesters storm airport in Iraqi city of Najaf, halting air traffic

Protesters storm airport in Iraqi city of Najaf, halting air traffic

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Protesters stormed the airport in the Iraqi city of Najaf on Friday, halting air traffic, a Reuters witness said.

Earlier in the day, protesters took to the streets of the oil city of Basra for a fifth straight day and blocked access to the commodities port of Umm Qasr.

(Reporting by Reuters television; Writing by Michael Georgy)

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Updated Date: Jul 14, 2018 00:07:55 IST

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