Four more demonstrators dead in Baghdad

Four more demonstrators were reportedly killed in the Iraqi capital Baghdad by security forces.

According to Iraqi health sources, four demonstrators died on Thursday after being hit by gas bomb cans.

Pprotests in Iraq began as a spontaneous movement demanding the PM resignation on 1 October.

According to the United Nations, around 20 people have been killed by gas bomb cans so far.

These military type weapons are known to be 10 times heavier than those used by the police in different parts of the world. The majority of the victims were killed as they suffered damages to their heads.

In total, more than 330 people have been killed since 1 October according to official data.

The recent deaths took place at a time when the UN intensified its talks in Iraq. In particular, the UN is demanding a political solution to the crisis around the electoral system and its demands for constitutional reform.