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Iranians abroad expressing solidarity with flood-hit residents

Freedom-loving Iranians holding a gathering in the Netherlands expressing solidarity with people in flood-hit areas in Iran
Freedom-loving Iranians holding a gathering in the Netherlands expressing solidarity with people in flood-hit areas in Iran

Analysis by PMOI/MEK


Iran, April 26, 2019 - In response to a call by Iranian opposition President Maryam Rajavi, head of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) for solidarity with people affected by the floods across Iran, freedom-loving Iranians outside Iran held rallies and gatherings in the Netherlands, Belgium and Australia. They were seen expressing their sympathy and condemning the mullahs’ regime in Iran as the entity behind all the destruction caused after the recent floods.

In Amsterdam, the rallying Iranians were heard chanting, “No to the mullahs’ regime – The plundering mullahs are behind all this destruction – Khamenei and Rouhani are behind this destruction (referring to Iranian regime Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani) – The mullahs’ regime must be overthrown – This regime is a disgrace.”


In Belgium, the Iranians gathering for their rally were heard chanting, “Khamenei and Rouhani are behind this destruction – The message of every freedom-loving Iranians is that we are ready to overthrow this regime – Dear Iranians in Iran, know the PMOI/MEK are sharing your pain and suffering.”


In Sydney, Australia, the Iranians who gathered for their rally were chanting, “The mullahs’ regime should know its days are numbered.”



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Unpredictable conditions in Abadan, southwest Iran, persist and officials warn of the increasing threats from high tides in areas where flood waters remain high.

“Currently, the conditions in Abadan, southwestern Iran, is unpredictable and alarming. The threat of high tides in flooded areas has created an unpredictable and abnormal condition in the city,” special representative to the flood-hit city of Abadan warned.

“Previous high tides created a bitter condition for people in the city of Arvandkenar, southwestern Iran, near the border with Iraq, but this time we are ready to tackle the problem,” added the special representative to the flood-ravaged area.


More floods threaten 30 villages of Shadegan

The assistant governor in the town of Shadegan, southwestern Iran, northeast of Abadan warned that 30 villages in this area are being threatened by further floodwaters. Four out of these 30 villages are located in Khanafareh, south of Shadegan and the other 26 are in the center of the town.


Four people drowned in Mashhad, Khuzestan

According to a report, a young man was drowned in an agricultural canal in the city of Shush, Khuzestan province, southwestern Iran. His body was found 13 hours later down the canal and was sent for identification.

In other news, a man from Mashhad was gone missing in the river and his body was never located. And a middle-aged woman fell into the river and drowned.

Also, the body of a four-year-old boy was pulled out of the river in a canal in the city of Mashhad, and a 25-year old man was drowned in Mahareb-Yazdi district of Shush, in Khuzestan Province. He fell from the top of a bridge into the canal.

As it is evidence, more people are dying every day to the floods and the number of flood victims keeps rising without any prevention measures from the regime.