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Public library torched in Sulaimani’s Piramagrun town

PM:11:05:24/11/2021

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SULAIMANI — The Kurdistan Regional Government's Ministry of Culture said on Wednesday (November 24) the Piramagrun Public Library was set on fire by protesters.

The ministry said, "We strongly condemn any act of destruction.”

The ministry stated protesters also attacked other governmental offices.

On Wednesday, students from universities and institutes across the Kurdistan Region protested for the fourth day demanding the KRG resume issuing their monthly stipends.

The Council of Ministers announced on Wednesday the ministry has decided to allocate a budget to assist students at public universities and institutes following days of protests over the non-payment of student stipends.

(NRT Digital Media)