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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 hi

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.