08:40 – 31/12/18
Private – Mawazin News
Baghdad witnessed, this evening, mass celebrations on the occasion of the New Year’s Day.
“Thousands of Iraqis took part in the Baghdad areas celebrating the end of 2018 and the beginning of 2019.”
“The areas of Mansour, Karrada and Zayouna were the most intense in terms of celebrations,” he said, noting that “revelers use pyrotechnics very much during the celebrations.”
He noted that “the security forces are widely deployed to secure celebrations.”