Iraqi Officials Order Total Curfew in Baghdad Until Sunday
The streets of Baghdad are on complete curfew from vehicles and pedestrians due to information gathered by Iraqi intelligence.
The BBC reports:
The Iraqi government has declared an immediate curfew in the capital, Baghdad, to run until Sunday morning.
The move affects both vehicles and pedestrians, a spokesman for the Iraqi prime minister said.
“The government has decided to enforce a curfew on vehicles and individuals starting from Friday evening until 0600 on Sunday morning (0200 GMT),” the message said.
An unidentified official at the interior ministry told the Associated Press news agency that “intelligence information on the security situation” had made the announcement necessary.
Iraq the Model is reporting on the current security situation.