22 protestors wounded in clashes with security elements in Arbil
4/18/2011 4:30 PM
ARBIL / Aswat al-Iraq: A total of 22 protestors were wounded on Monday in clashes with security elements in Arbil, a member of the Kurdistan's parliament from al-Taaghier movement said.
"A group of university professors, clerics and students staged on Monday a demonstration in Salah al-Din University, but the Asayesh forces dispersed them and clashes with them, during which 22 persons were wounded," Karwan Saleh told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
"Mohammad Kayani, a member of the Kurdistan's parliament, are among the casualties," he added.
"Gunmen wearing civilian clothes clashed with the students gathered near the High Education Ministry in the city of Arbil," an eyewitness said.
"They also attacked journalists and everyone holding a camera," he noted.
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