The religious authority has dealt a "fatal blow" to Abdul Mahdi's government
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The supreme religious authority severely attacked the government of Adel Abdul-Mahdi, and dealt a heavy blow to it by fully holding it responsible for the heavy bloodshed that was shed in the demonstration yards.
"The government and the security services are responsible for the bloodshed of the [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] and security forces, and they cannot shirk this responsibility," Sheikh Abdul Mahdi al-Karbalai said.
"The government is responsible for using excessive violence against demonstrators and dealing with popular protests. It is responsible when armed elements under the gaze of security forces snipe [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] and attack government institutions," he said.
He concluded by saying: "The Marjaiya strongly condemns the bloodshed and the occurrence of various physical attacks, and expresses its sympathy with the families of martyrs, wounded and injured, and affirms its solidarity with the legitimate demands of the demonstrators, and calls for an investigation of all that took place in the arena of demonstrations and the announcement of the results and do not hesitate to bring those involved, regardless of their positions and duration. Specific as two weeks, and not procrastinate as before. "