Watch the moment Iraqi protesters stormed the Iranian consulate in the southern city of Najaf and set fire to the building.
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The protests in Iraq had begun in October and had been directed since the beginning against the Mahdi government, the poor economic conditions in which many Iraqis find themselves and the influence exercised by Iran in Iraqi politics. So far at least 350 people have been killed in the protests, but despite the violence and the controversial intervention by Iran, the demonstrations did not stop.