Iranian Police Officer Set on Fire During Massive Rioting.
Posted on September 21,2022
A police officer was set on fire by the protesters in Mashhad…Iran People rushed toward him and put out the fire, he had 3rd-degree burns. An ambulance and a police car were set on fire by protesters in the Iranian city of Mashhad, APA’s Tehran bureau reports. On September 20, anti-government slogans were raised in protests held in Tehran, Mashhad, Sari, Tabriz, and other cities. Five people were killed in Iran’s Kurdish region on Monday when security forces opened fire during protests over the death of a woman in police custody, a Kurdish rights group said, on the third day of turmoil over an incident that has ignited nationwide anger. Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old from Iran’s Kurdistan province, fell into a coma and died following her arrest in Tehran last week by the morality police, sparking demonstrations in numerous areas including the capital. Two of the people were killed as security forces opened fire on protesters in the Kurdish city of Saqez, Amini’s hometown, the Hengaw Human Rights Organization said on Twitter.