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Iran: Youth in Tabriz clash with security forces

Youth in Tabriz, northwest Iran, clash with repressive security force – April 19, 2019
Youth in Tabriz, northwest Iran, clash with repressive security force – April 19, 2019

Reported by PMOI/MEK

 

Iran, April 20, 2019 - Clashes were reported on Friday in the Sahand Football Stadium of Tabriz, northwest Iran, after a soccer/football match between two club teams turned into an anti-regime protest.

 

 

Spectators and youth clashed with anti-riot forces stationed in the stadium, resulting in a number of protesters and anti-riot police being injured and the arrest of a number of protesters.

 

One of Iran’s IRGC guards are reported injured – Tabriz, northwest Iran – April 19, 2019

One of Iran’s IRGC guards are reported injured – Tabriz, northwest Iran – April 19, 2019

 

 

Local reports indicate the clashes extended to the streets around the stadium.

Video shot at the scene and posted on the internet show that the repressive forces used water cannons and tear gas to disperse the protesting crowd.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Youth in Tabriz, northwest Iran, clash with the repressive security force – April 19, 2019

Youth in Tabriz, northwest Iran, clash with the repressive security force – April 19, 2019

 

A number of protesters were arrested and taken to undisclosed locations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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