Iraqi newspaper employees targeted with knives and swords
Iraqi policemen inspect the premisses of the al-Mustaqbal (The Future) newspaper in the Karrada district of Baghdad on April 2, 2013, following an attack. (AFP PHOTO/SABAH ARAR)
Four people were injured when a group of Muslims attacked media outlets in Iraq over coverage of an Iraqi cleric.
Kuwait News Agency KUNA said Monday the attacks, carried out at four newspapers in Baghdad, involved knives, swords and sticks but not firearms. The report did not specify what specific coverage had angered the attackers.
In addition to the injuries, the severity of which is not known, the newspaper offices were also damaged, KUNA said.