Iraq protests: Medics say they are being targeted

The Iraqi Human Rights Commission says four medics have been killed in Baghdad since anti-government protests began on October 1.

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    Iraqi doctors and nurses have been volunteering in Baghdad's Tahrir Square to ensure wounded protesters have access to medical care.

    But they say security forces are targeting and attacking them along with the demonstrators.

    Al Jazeera's Natasha Ghoneim reports from the capital, Baghdad.


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