Protests continue in Rania for fourth day

Anti-government protests continue in Rania for fourth day in Southern Kurdistan.

According to local sources, protestors gathered together in the city centre for the fourth day of Raperin (Rebellion) in Rania.

Protestors demand the resignation of Kurdistan Regional Government after it failed to pay the salaries of clerks and workers in recent months. They also demand transparency and fair elections in Southern Kurdistan.

Several offices and buildings of Kurdistan Democratic Party and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan were set on fire in first three days of the unrest. Peshmergas loyal to the government killed at least 5 in Rania.