13 iulie 2018

Iranian protester killed during demonstration


Iranian police on Thursday killed a man while trying to disperse a protest over water scarcity, The Associated Press reported, citing Iranian media. The IRNA news agency quoted Col. Mohammad Ebadi Nejad, a local police chief in southern Iran, as saying police fired shots in the air after ordering a crowd to disperse. He said the man was shot in the neck and taken to a hospital, where he died. IRNA said the clashes began after authorities removed illegal water-pumps from a river. Protests have [...]