Iraqis protest over power cuts amid record summer temperatures

Protesters across southern Iraq are demanding stable electricity supplies as grid fails during summer temperatures as high as 54 degrees C (129 degrees F).

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    Protesters across southern Iraq are demanding stable electricity supplies.

    Last week, temperatures in southern Iraq reached 54 degrees Celsius - the hottest ever recorded.

    The increased demand on the grid has led to frequent power cuts.

    Al Jazeera's Simona Foltyn reports from Baghdad.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera News


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