ISWNews Analysis Group: According to relatives of Moqtada al-Sadr, his residence in Najaf Ashraf has been attacked by drone.
In recent days some rioters attacking Ayatullah Hakim’s shrine in Najaf tried to sabotage and set it on fire which faced protectors of shrine and the increased damages were prevented.
Hashad Sha’abi rejected the claim by some political officials of Najaf that Ashura brigade was participating in recent protests in a statement and emphasized that Hashad Sha’abi did not participate in any protests against neither sides.
ISWNews Analysis Group: According to the latest field information from the city of Najaf, some rioters attacked the shrine of the martyr Sayyid Mohammad Baqir al-Hakim and set fire the entrance door.
ISWNews Analysis Group: According to news from inside the city of Najaf, gunfire heard in the city and some have been stabbed in Sadrain Square.
According to our sources in Najaf, the rioters stormed the Iranian consulate in Najaf and set it on fire.
ISWNews Analysis Group: Protesters from few days ago interrupted the traffic in Karbala and Najaf and some other cities by blocking some streets.
On Friday, the second brigade of Hashd al-Sha’bi and the Iraqi security forces launched a preventive security operation in the Najaf desert.
Islamic World News Analysis Group: Hashad Sha’abi forces on Tuesday to increase the safety and security level of Najaf, started an operation in depth of 30 km in Najaf desert.