Safety Personnel Shot Useless Throughout Protest In Iran: Report

Security Personnel Shot Dead During Protest In Iran: Report

Tehran accuses hostile international powers and opposition teams of stoking the unrest.


A member of Iran’s safety forces has been shot lifeless throughout protests within the metropolis of Semirom, state media stated Sunday, greater than 100 days after Mahsa Amini’s demise sparked nationwide unrest.

Iran has been rocked by protests — dubbed “riots” by the authorities — since Amini, 22, died in custody on September 16 following her arrest for an alleged breach of the nation’s strict costume code for girls.

“A Basij member was killed within the metropolis of Semirom by armed criminals,” official information company IRNA reported, referring to the paramilitary pressure linked to the highly effective Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.

IRNA stated protesters had gathered late Saturday within the metropolis, about 470 kilometres (290 miles) south of the capital Tehran within the central Isfahan province.

They rallied in entrance of the regional administration constructing and different places in Semirom, it added.

“Safety forces had been deployed to determine order within the metropolis and, in some circumstances, clashes occurred with a number of rioters,” the report stated.

Iranian officers say tons of of individuals have been killed within the nationwide unrest, together with members of the safety forces, and 1000’s arrested.

Tehran accuses hostile international powers and opposition teams of stoking the unrest.

Final month, Iran executed two males, each 23, who had been convicted of assaults in opposition to safety forces in reference to the protests.

The judiciary has stated 9 others have been sentenced to demise. Campaigners stated this week dozens of protesters additionally face costs that carry a possible demise sentence.

(Aside from the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV workers and is revealed from a syndicated feed.)

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