The death toll of demonstrators in Baghdad has risen to 12, the media reported

The demonstrators in Baghdad

The death toll in the crackdown in the “green zone” in Baghdad has risen to 12 people, according to Agence France-Presse.

Earlier, the TV channel Al Arabiya, citing sources reported eight killed in clashes with security forces.”Twelve supporters (influential Shiite politician ed.) Moqtada al-Sadr was killed on Monday in the “green zone” of Baghdad,” the statement reads.

According to the Agency, the clashes also injured 270 people, including tear gas.