Iraq chaos: 130 dead, 3 day curfew
More than 130 people have died and hundreds have been injured in clashes between security forces and members of the Mahdi Army militia in the last 3 days.
Iraq’s second-largest city of Basra has turned into a battlefield as governmental forces were trying to fend off militants.
The gunmen were also firing rockets at U.S.-controlled Green Zone in Baghdad.
Iran has suspended pilgrim tours to Shia holy sites in Iraq because of the violence.