Monday night's deaths were in addition to at least six protesters killed in the capital Baghdad as security forces used live rounds. The protesters want an overhaul of the political system established after the 2003 USA -led invasion, accusing the government and major parties of corruption and incompetence in dealing with the economy and unemployment.
The Iraqi High Commission for Human Rights (IHCHR), an official watchdog, said three protesters had been killed in a clash outside the consulate.
After eight folks had been killed through the day on Monday, safety forces shot lifeless at the very least 5 others in a single day or early on Tuesday, together with one killed with reside fireplace at a funeral procession for one more who died hours earlier. Protesters can be seen showing empty bullet casings in the video.
"We want to root out this political elite completely", said a protester who had camped overnight in Baghdad's Tahrir Square. This happened because Tehran said that "Tehran was pulling the strings" of Iraqi ruling.
In a statement, he called on all sides to reject violence and said the Iraqi people deserve genuine accountability and justice.
Thousands of anti-government protesters have gathered in central Baghdad, defying the prime minister's plea to end protests which he says are costing Iraq's economy billions of dollars and disrupting daily life. The increasingly violent crackdown in Iraq has raised fears of a backlash by Iran and its allies.
"They're protecting the Iranian embassy while all we want is a country".
Iran is known to have been responsible for and supported by the Shia militias which make up the Popular Mobilisation Forces throughout Iraq and the Levant. The engineering, doctors and lawyers syndicates have all backed the protests.
Another relative of a casualty, who declined to give his name, said the protesters had been unarmed.
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Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi has received criticism for allowing security forces to try to repress protests strongly.
One protester, Ahmad Fadel, showed up dressed head to toe in sniper camouflage that resembled threshed hay.
"Down with the government, down with the regime and down with corrupt parties", some of the protesters chanted in Baghdad.
The protests have grown and demonstrators are now calling for sweeping changes, not just the Government's resignation.
Protests have accelerated dramatically in recent days, drawing huge crowds from across Iraq's sectarian and ethnic divides to reject the political parties in power since 2003.
Cyber security NGO NetBlocks said Tuesday's blackout is "the most severe telecommunication restriction" imposed by Iraqi authorities since 1 October. In southern Iraq, demonstrators have attacked and set fire to political party offices.
However regardless of its oil wealth, many individuals reside in poverty with restricted entry to scrub water, electrical energy, healthcare or training.
"I was born to be respected, among people who should be respected", said a protester who identified himself as Abu Sajad.
The government has proposed a string of reforms, including a hiring drive, social welfare plans and early elections once a new voting law is passed.
For days, the protesters have been trying to cross the Tigris River to the heavily fortified Green Zone, where the government is headquartered.